Guidelines for preparation of action plan: prevention and management of heat-wave 2017

These guidelines aim to facilitate the formation of heat wave action plans among disaster risk reduction stakeholders in India, by providing insights into heat-related illness and the necessary mitigative and response actions to be undertaken. The guidelines provide context on heat waves in India and serve as a tool for developing risk management plans, early warning systems, preparedness for health-related problems, and outlining roles and responsibilities in heat wave management.