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Climate change adaptation to smoke haze for improved child health in Southeast Asia
Principal Investigator / Affiliation Sotiris Vardoulakis (Professor) / the University of Canberra Health Resarch Institute flag Australia Australia
Kraichat Tantrakarnapa (Associate Professor of Environmental Health, and Deputy Dean for Facilities and Environment) / Mahidol University flag Thailand Thailand
Budi Haryanto (Professor and Director of Environmental Health Science) / University of Indonesia flag Indonesia Indonesia
Vannak Ann (Vice-Dean/Lecturer in Hydrology, GIS and Remote Sensing) / Institute of Technology of Cambodia flag Cambodia Cambodia
Keophousone Phonhalath (Assistant Professor) / National University of Laos flag Lao PDR Lao PDR
Year Adopted 2023
Research Period 3 years
General Description of the Research Project This interdisciplinary research project aims to assess the effectiveness of climate change adaptation interventions for strengthening community resilience to smoke haze in Southeast Asia, and increasing their adoption and implementation in the region to protect children’s health. The project takes an integrated and multi-sectoral approach to manage the inter-related factors of adaptation interventions, such as early warning systems, clean air rooms, and targeted public health information, in culturally appropriate ways that promote their acceptance and implementation in local communities.
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Principal Investigator / Country of Research Team
Photo Sotiris Vardoulakis, Professor,

Sotiris Vardoulakis, Professor,

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Photo Kraichat Tantrakarnapa

Kraichat Tantrakarnapa

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Photo Budi Haryanto

Budi Haryanto

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Photo Vannak Ann

Vannak Ann

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Photo Keophousone Phonhalath

Keophousone Phonhalath

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