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Coping with the most underestimated natural hazard

Publication date: 20-06-2024, Duration: 7:51

Earthquakes, hurricanes, landslides – these may be the first things that come to mind when thinking about natural hazards. What’s often underestimated is extreme heat – referred to as a ‘silent killer’. This becomes clear when interviewing passersby on the street in Ghent, Belgium.

Join us as PhD researcher Carolina Pereira Marghidan sheds light on the urgent need for awareness and action in the face of our rapidly changing climate; you might want to take her practical strategies for self-protection to heart.

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Climate Change Disaster Risk
Last edited: 20-06-2024

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