The Global Heat Health Information Network website (the website) is maintained by the World Health Organization (WHO) and World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Joint Office for Climate and Health (Joint Office) and Global Heat Health Information Network (GHHIN) steering committee members. These Terms of Use apply to any person viewing or otherwise using the website in any way (the User). By using the website, the User agrees to be bound by the following terms and conditions.


This Website contains submissions from parties outside WHO, WMO, and other GHHIN partners. The views expressed in these submissions are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of WHO, WMO, or other GHHIN partners.

The designations employed and the presentation of the information on this system do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of WHO, WMO, or other GHHIN partners, concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

The mention of specific companies or of certain manufacturers’ products does not imply that they are endorsed or recommended by the WHO, WMO, or other GHHIN partners in preference to others of a similar nature that are not mentioned. Errors and omissions excepted, the names of proprietary products are distinguished by initial capital letters.

The WHO, WMO, or other GHHIN partners do not warrant that the information contained in the Website is complete and correct and shall not be liable whatsoever for any damages, including any general, special, incidental or consequential damages arising out of the use of this system.


The website is a collaborative community-driven project. Copyright of any material made available by the website is held by the respective producers. Any use of information in the website should be accompanied by an acknowledgement of the relevant author as the source. Information provided by the website is made available for non-commercial use only.


The Joint Office reserves sole proprietary rights over all Website content not attributed to another owner. This includes all text, graphics, photographs, logos, and other items that appear on the Website. The Joint Office also reserves proprietary rights over the Website’s template, including its layout and structure.

Outside Content

GHHIN is not responsible for the content of external or third-party websites that may be accessible or displayed through external links on the Website. Navigating to outside websites through links on the Website is done at the sole risk of the User, and the Joint Office expressly disclaims any liability for any content that appears on any external site.


The Website is purposely designed to allow information exchange partners the opportunity to syndicate content. The Website is not responsible for unauthorized re-publishing of information on other sites, and encourages content providers to monitor their content and report any misuse.

Links to this website

The User may link to the Website provided the User does so in a way that indicates that the link is to the GHHIN website and is fair and not misleading. Users may not integrate or make use of all or part of the Website in ways that would confuse or mislead Users as to the nature and origin of the Website’s content.

Reporting abuse

To report abuse of the Website, including misappropriation of content, or any other inappropriate use, please click on the “Contact us” link at the bottom of any page throughout the Website.