Climate Change and Human Health Scenario in South and Southeast Asia

This book is the first to present a regional analysis of climate change and human health, focusing on geographically and socio-economically distinct countries of South and Southeast Asia. It has a major focus on India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Thailand, Nepal and Taiwan. Climate change is a...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Akhtar, Rais (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2016, 2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Series:Advances in Asian Human-Environmental Research
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book is the first to present a regional analysis of climate change and human health, focusing on geographically and socio-economically distinct countries of South and Southeast Asia. It has a major focus on India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Thailand, Nepal and Taiwan. Climate change is a significant and emerging threat to human health. It represents a range of environmental hazards and will affect populations in both the developed and developing countries. In particular, it affects the regions where the current burden of climate-sensitive diseases are high, which is the case in South and Southeast Asian countries.
Physical Description:XXV, 290 p. 65 illus., 58 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9783319236841