When most people think about climate change, they think about extreme weather patterns, global warming and rising sea levels. Many people are aware that there are also numerous ways in which climate change negatively effects people’s health, including the resurgence of many vector and water borne diseases, malnutrition and respiratory diseases. But there is another subset of climate related health effects which, while perhaps less well-known, is also extremely prevalent and destructive: the impacts of climate change on mental health.
APPEAL #: 6762 (For Phase II of work)
Appeal Amount for Phase II - $2,171,229
Funding to Date (carry-over from Phase I + additional funds received) - $1,757,728
Balance of Funding Required - $413,501
JULY 20, 2012