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Health: Monash Heat Vulnerability Index

Tagged in: Climate and energy, Sustainable cities, Community development, VIC - Major cities/towns

The Monash Heat Vulnerability Index illustrates how certain areas within Melbourne have higher heat vulnerability. Improving the climate resilience of low-income housing clearly has flow on health benefits for people living in those areas.

This has led to the Foundation launching the Hot Spots initiative with a network of health and community services in Brimbank, Dandenong and North Melbourne.