Climate Change in Point Hope, Alaska: Strategies for Community Health

Type: 
Tribal Adaptation Plans
Health
Year Published: 
2010
Organization: 
ANTHC
Description: 

Today with the added pressure of climate change, Point Hope continues its struggle with increased urgency; against erosion and against other new emerging challenges to the community, the culture, and to public health. Assessment of climate change related health effects in Point Hope, Alaska. Point Hope is an Inupiat community of approximately 700 residents, located in Northwestern Alaska on the Chukchi Sea. Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, 2010. To download a PDF of the plan, click here.

Category: 
Tribal Health, climate change, strategies, adaptation

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Contact Information: 
Michael Brubaker, Department Community Environment and Health Email mbrubaker@anthc.org Phone 907-729-2464