How to protect yourself from the heat

In recent decades, the frequency and intensity of extreme climate and weather conditions, including heat waves, have increased in Europe and are expected to continue to increase.

Climate change has a serious impact on human health. There is an increase in the number of diseases caused by contaminated water, the possibility of outbreaks of infectious diseases increases, various diseases appear in atypical regions, the incidence increases due to the increase in temperatures, humidity or drought. Deaths are increasing, new diseases are appearing or existing ones are getting worse.

In the past 2022, forest fires fueled by heat waves and severe drought conditions are complex and dangerous events that may increase across the European region.

Climate change is increasing heat waves, which are becoming stronger and longer. They are among the deadliest weather phenomena not only in Europe.

Tips for hot days can be found in the section "BRC advises you" >>>

That's why it's vital to be prepared!