Heat wave action plan of Andhra Pradesh 2016

The primary objective of the Plan is to reduce heat-related morbidity and deaths through issuing heat-health warnings, with particular emphasis on the most vulnerable population groups, provide timely advice and announcements of upcoming heat-waves, raise awareness amongst the public and health workers to take appropriate precautions and coordinate and mobilize all available resources in a timely manner to prevent and reduce the negative health consequences of heat-waves. It aims to achieve this objective by providing a framework for implementation, coordination of an integrated response and continuous evaluation of extreme heat response activities.

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