National Integrated Heat Health Information System

Type: 
Climate Programs
Organization: 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention
Description: 

The NIHHIS is an integrated system that builds understanding of the problem of extreme heat, defines demand for climate services that enhance societal resilience, develops science-based products and services from a sustained climate science research program, and improves capacity, communication, and societal understanding of the problem in order to reduce morbidity and mortality due to extreme heat.

Category: 
extreme heat, climate services, resilience, health, capacity building, communication

Geography:

Status/Type: 
Science