This WHO/EMRO UNFCCC well being and local weather change nation profile for occupied Palestinian territories gives a abstract of accessible proof on local weather hazards, well being vulnerabilities, well being impacts and progress thus far in well being sector efforts to comprehend a climate-resilient well being system.
The WHO and UNFCCC Well being and Local weather Change Nation Profile Challenge screens the well being impacts of local weather change and progress in constructing local weather resilient well being techniques. By publishing up to date nation profiles each 4 years, the challenge not solely gives a snapshot on a variety of nationwide well being and local weather change indicators, but additionally creates a mechanism to trace climate-related well being impacts and responses over time. Throughout the first cycle of the challenge in 2015, practically 50 nation profiles have been printed. The variety of nation profiles is being considerably expanded within the second cycle, with round 100 nation profiles anticipated to be printed by the top of 2021.
The nation profiles are developed in shut collaboration with regional and nation stage WHO places of work, nationwide well being authorities, and well being stakeholders. The general goals of the WHO and UNFCCC Well being and Local weather Change Nation Profile Challenge are to:
- Enhance consciousness of the well being impacts of local weather change
- Help evidence-based resolution making to strengthen the resilience of well being techniques
- Help well being involvement in nationwide and worldwide local weather processes such because the United Nations Framework Conference on Local weather Change (UNFCCC)
- Promote actions that enhance well being whereas lowering greenhouse gasoline emissions.