Climate Change And Health Research In The Eastern Mediterranean Region (Emr) | Research And Policy Memo #10
Research and Policy Memo #10 | May 2011
Climate Change and Health Research in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR)Rima R. Habib
Climate change is likely to aggravate the burden of disease in the Arab region currently suffering from political instability, natural disasters and humanitarian crises. The prevailing arid environment and the reliance on rain-fed food production exacerbate the situation. Therefore, governments and key stakeholders are encouraged to make further outlays to counteract new and increasing challenges to population health.