Roadmap for Planning Heatwave Management in India

Organization: Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), Taru Leading Edge Pvt. Ltd. (Taru)

Year: 2016

This National Roadmap is an opportunity for the national, subnational and local leaders to prepare for heatwave planning processes in India. The accumulation of cases and experiences in this report provides reassurance that others around the world are facing similar challenges and adopting various approaches towards climate compatible development for cities.The process of mapping the pathway has been inclusive and participatory, and is intended to meet the needs of local leadership and support a national approach to mitigating and adapting to changing temperatures and extreme heat by embedding actions in day-to-day life.