Heat Stress – Vulnerability, health impacts and coping strategies in rural communities in the semi-arid region of Maharashtra (India

This study assesses how risks and responses to heat stress vary among  the  different  social  groups  in  the  rural  communities  in  the  semi-arid region  of Maharashtra. It identifies  the  vulnerable  groups  as  well  as  the  important  factors  that affect their vulnerability to heat stress.