Turkey needs action plan against heat waves: Expert

As Europe has been struggling with an intense heat wave over the last week, Turkey is also among countries to experience more frequent heat waves, said an expert. Despite the World Health Organization's (WHO) advice in 2006, Turkey still does not have a heat wave action plan to prepare against the harmful consequences to public health said Ümit Şahin, climate change coordinator of Istanbul Policy Center of Sabancı University.

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