Health impact of heat waves in schools – a pilot research project

Are schools safe due to extreme heat events which could occur as a result of climate change? School Heat Health Project stakeholder consultation and demonstration of mini weather stations and temperature/ humidity sensors to be deployed to two pilot projects of Sri Lanka. Thank you very much Janathakshan and UNICEF for being present. Thank you the team Aslam Saja Gothami Chandraratne Lakpathy Wijesekara Thilini Kasthuri Ekanayake Kasuni Kalubowila. This was possible through a competitive research grant awarded to my self and Aslam Saja, Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, South-Eastern University. Ph.D. Candidate Science and Engineering Faculty, Queensland University of Technology, Australia by a consortium comprising of The Sri Lanka Press Institute (SLPI), Janathakshan (GTE) Limited, SLYCAN Trust and Integrated Development Association (IDEA), formed to develop the Research and Communication Strategy for addressing the Climate Change issues in Sri Lanka, which is supervised by the Climate Change Secretariat of the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment.