public health adaptation strategies
  to extreme weather events

  • Heat waves
    Heat waves
  • Floods
  • Wildfires
  • Cold spells
    Cold spells
  • Synergies with air pollution
    Synergies with air pollution
  • Susceptible subgroups
    Susceptible subgroups

Cold Spells Publications

PHASE project results on low temperatures and cold spells effects and evaluation of prevention measures are disseminated in international conferences and published in public health Journals.


Effect of ambient temperature and air pollutants on the risk of preterm birth, Rome 2001-2010 [external link]

Invest now in adaptive strategies to cope with weather instability. [external link]

The Impact of the February 2012 Cold Spell on Health in Italy Using Surveillance Data [external link]

Effects of cold on health and prevention interventions [external PDF. Contents in Italian language] .

Surveillance of mortality in France during the 2011-2012 winter [external link].

Abstract presented at the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) conferences

Temporal variations in the association between cold and mortality in 8 European cities. Results from the PHASE project ISEE 2013 [external link]

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