On May 1, 2020, WOTR brought together a diverse range of stakeholders including policy makers, government officials, researchers, corporate donor representatives, and development practitioners for a half-day virtual workshop in order to reach a consensus on Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) for building resilience to COVID-19 in rural Maharashtra.
Reducing Human Vulnerability to Heat Stress in Rural Communities of Semi-Arid Maharashtra
Increasing temperature and associated health impacts is an emerging public health concern. This policy brief assesses the vulnerability of rural communities towards increasing heat stress in the semi-arid regions of Maharashtra. It further provides suitable policy recommendations to reduce the adverse impacts experienced by the communities.