Akhtar, Rais

Climate Change and Human Health Scenario in South and Southeast Asia

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Table of contents

1. Climate Change and Geoecology of South and Southeast Asia: An Introduction
Rais Akhtar

2. Climate Change, Health and Future Well-Being in South Asia
Manpreet Singh, Mala Rao, Colin D. Butler

3. Climate Change and the Health of Older People in Southeast Asia
Kevin McCracken, David R. Phillips

Part I. Regional Studies

4. Extreme Temperature Regions in India
S. K. Dash

5. Rapid Deglaciation on the Southeast-Facing Slopes of Kanchenjunga Under the Present State of Global Climate Change and Its Impact on the Human Health in This Part of the Sikkim Himalaya
Guru Prasad Chattopadhyay, Dilli Ram Dahal, Anasuya Das

6. Scenario of Malaria and Dengue in India: Way Forward
Ramesh C. Dhiman

7. Urbanization, Urban Heat Island Effects and Dengue Outbreak in Delhi
Rais Akhtar, Pragya Tewari Gupta, A. K. Srivastava

8. Urban Industrial Development, Environmental Pollution, and Human Health: A Case Study of East Delhi
R. B. Singh, Aakriti Grover

9. Climate Change and Human Health Impact and Adaptation Responses in Nepal
Bimal Raj Regmi, Cassandra Star, Bandana Pradhan, Anil Pandit

10. Climate Change and Its Vulnerability for the Elderly in India
S. Siva Raju, Smita Bammidi

11. Heat Effects and Coastal Vulnerability of Population in Thailand
Uma Langkulsen, Desire Tarwireyi Rwodzi

12. Climate Change and Health Impacts in Bangladesh
K. Maudood Elahi

13. Health Adaptation Scenario and Dengue Fever Vulnerability Assessment in Indonesia
Budi Haryanto

14. Climate Variability and Human Health in Southeast Asia: A Taiwan Study
Huey-Jen Su, Mu-Jean Chen, Nai-Tzu Chen

15. Climate Change and Health: The Malaysia Scenario
Mohammed A. Alhoot, Wen Ting Tong, Wah Yun Low, Shamala Devi Sekaran

16. Potential Effects of Climate Changes on Dengue Transmission: A Review of Empirical Evidences from Taiwan
Tzai-Hung Wen, Min-Hau Lin, Mei-Hui Li

17. Summary and Concluding Remarks
Rais Akhtar

Keywords: Geography, Environmental Geography, Climate Change/Climate Change Impacts, Environmental Health

Publication year
1st ed. 2016
Advances in Asian Human-Environmental Research
Page amount
25 pages
Natural Sciences
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