Building Resilience Against Climate Effects: A Framework for State and Local Health Departments

CDC saw the need for and developed a comprehensive approach for public health agencies to anticipate, prepare for and respond to the numerous challenges presented by the effects of climate change on human health. This presentation will highlight initiatives underway and tools in development for establishing 'climate ready' public health agencies. The speaker will describe successes and challenges implementing CDC's process for building climate resilience capabilities in Arizona, and share lessons learned and best practices in implementing the framework at your agency.

Speaker / Author: 
Matthew Roach, MPH
Month Year: 
July 2015
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