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Urban ARK 14: Emerging climate change-related public health challenges: the potential impacts of temperature rise on health outcomes in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

In Dar es Salaam, climate model analysis strongly suggests that both day- and nighttime temperatures will rise, with heat waves also expected to increase. Heat will likely aggravate many existing health and well-being risks in the city. Among other impacts, an increase in temperature can lead to: increases in infectious, vectorborne, and heat-related illnesses; rising levels of morbidity and mortality related to non-communicable diseases; and deteriorating mental and occupational health. This briefing outlines some potential interventions at multiple scales that could increase the resilience of Dar’s communities.

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  • IIED code: G04321
  • Published: Aug 2018 - Urban ARK
  • Area: Tanzania
  • Theme: Urban
  • Language: English

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Urban Africa Risk Knowledge is an international research and capacity building programme focusing on risk reduction in sub-Saharan African cities.

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