Dialogue: Heat in the City

Global Dialogue Platform: Extreme heat and COVID-19: Managing complex and cascading hazards

Dec 10, 2020

As part of the Global Dialogue Platform for Anticipatory Humanitarian Action 2020, the session on "Extreme heat and COVID-19: Managing complex and cascading hazards" focused on the complexity of managing extreme heat and COVID-19 in 2020.   Drawing on global case studies and resources, speakers discussed the challenges of heat preparedness during the global pandemic, including the realities of what has been experienced at community level in several countries.   The session included brief presentations and a moderated panel discussion, along with interactive questions around heatwave risk management, and how to modify typical cooling interventions while respecting infection control efforts. Tools and approaches that can help guide local and national authorities to coordinate and adjust heat action plans and interventions, to incorporate COVID-19 prevention.   Hosted by Global Heat Health Information Network (GHHIN), Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, and Anticipation Hub.   Facilitator: - Roop Singh, Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, Climate Risk Advisor Speakers: - Elspeth Oppermann, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (Rachel Carson Centre), Senior Researcher

- Joy Shumake-Guillemot, WHO-WMO Climate Health Office and Global Health Health Information Network, Lead - Sarah Barr, Start Network, Learning and Research Advisor (Crisis Anticipation and Risk Financing)  

Global Dialogue Platform on Anticipatory Humanitarian Action 2020 – Virtual Event

Dec 8, 2020 - Dec 10, 2020

Towards the end of this extraordinary and - in so many ways - challenging year of 2020, it is our great pleasure to invite you to the 8th Global Dialogue Platform on Anticipatory Humanitarian Action, which will take place virtually from 8th – 10th December 2020.   Facing a world in crisis, our anticipatory action community recognizes the importance to continue to learn and to grow. We want to invite you to join us to share experiences, learnings and challenges faced at this year’s Global Dialogue Platform, which has the theme: Collaborating for Climate, COVID-19 and Conflict: Getting Ahead of Crises with Anticipatory Action

Pre-Olympic International Conference for Adaptations and Nutrition in Sports in 2020

Jul 9, 2021 - Jul 12, 2021

This largest international nutrition conference in Asia is expected to attract more than 1000 participants around the world. The conference will have 18 symposia related to sports nutrition aiming to bring the latest discovery related how exercise training and nutrition improves human performance, metabolic condition, and aging. You’ll learn, network, engage and catch up with those as passionate about sports nutrition as you are.