Dr. Vikas Desai

Technical Director, Urban Health and Climate Resilience Centre

Authored Content

  • Jul 27 2015
    Blog Post Weathering the Heat: Building Cities' Resilience to Intensified Heat Waves Over the past two months, heat waves have relentlessly scorched South Asia. First, a heat wave swept India in May and killed more than 2,000 people in less than a month. Then, another searing heat wave struck Pakistan the following month, claiming over 1,000 lives. Across the region, tens of thousands of people suffered heat-related […] Anna Brown, Anup Karanth, Vikas Desai