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Municipal Management of Extreme Heat

Product No.: MIT033
Date Published: 5/2021

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Geographic Area Covered: Nine-county DVRPC Region

Abstract: The brochure summarizes the causes of current and future extreme heat, the impacts of extreme heat on vulnerable populations and infrastructure, and how municipalities can mitigate, prepare for, and respond to extreme heat events.

Key Words: Climate Change; Adaptation; Resiliency; Mitigation; Extreme Heat; Heat Island; Urban Heat Island; Extreme Heat Event; Heat Wave; Heat Vulnerability; Heat Index; Public Health

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