Introduction to Heatwaves
Globally rising temperature has devastating impacts on the lives of people. Heatwaves are unusually hot and humid weather periods that prolong for two or more days. Heatwaves can cause serious threats to human health and also have economic repercussions. Therefore, it is vital to enhance knowledge about heatwaves and their mitigation actions.
This video is produced by the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre with support from ICLEI South Asia under the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN).