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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Taylor, Michael A.; Chen, Abraham .A; Rawlins, S; Heslop-Thomas, C; Amarakoon, A; Bailey, W; Chadee, D; Huntley, S
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Article Title
Adapting to Dengue Risk: What to do?
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AIACC Working Paper Series
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Refereed
Date of Publication
2006
Volume ID
33
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http:; www.aiaccproject.org/working_papers/Working%20Papers/AIACC_WP33_Taylor.pdf
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Abstract
The problem of adaptation to the threat of present and increased future risk of dengue fever due to climate change is examined. The dengue-climate link is explored and the effectiveness of current adaptive strategies to contain dengue at present risk levels is assessed, as is the extent to which they target the most vulnerable. Three options are offered as possible ways of approaching/tackling the adaptation problem. The options give primacy to the need to address the issues of vulnerability namely, the lack of knowledge about dengue fever, the lack of community structure to facilitate collective action and the issues of water storage.....
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