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Health Protection Agency UK

Link

http://www.hpa.org.uk/

Description

The Health Protection Agency is an independent UK organisation that was set up by the government in 2003 to protect the public from threats to their health from infectious diseases and environmental hazards.  It does this by providing advice and information to the general public, to health professionals such as doctors and nurses, and to national and local government.

Experts 
  Virginia Murray
Consultant in Medical Toxicology and Environmental Health Protection
Further information
Regional focus Europe
Sector Human health
Adaptation delivery activity Disaster risk reduction
Education
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Research
Climate hazards Flood
Heatwaves
Operational scale National

Organizations, institutions and private sector companies at all levels and in a wide range of sectors can become engaged with the NWP by becoming a partner and making Action Pledges. Information about how organizations can become engaged with work on adaptation under the NWP can be found here.


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