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23 juillet 2011 6 23 /07 /juillet /2011 23:05

 The New York City OEM

(Office of Emergency Management)...

http://www.politicususa.com/wp-content/uploads/heat-wave-300x195.jpg

... has issued a Guide to help New Yorkers and visitors cope with the heat wave that is  currently  sweeping over the U.S.A. (up to 125°F/51.6°C in Nevada) : "On warm summer days, New York City can be as much as 10 degrees warmer than surrounding areas. Ready New York : Beat the Heat offers tips on how to stay healthy and cool during the summer months, conserve water and energy, and identify and treat individuals with heat-related illnesses"

To access the 2 PDF pages,

click on the Guide  cover below

http://www.nyc.gov/html/oem/images/getprepared/heat_cover.jpg

 

The Guide explains that "New York City can be as much as 10 degrees warmer than surrounding areas because the city’s infrastructure – largely made up of asphalt, concrete, and metal – traps the heat." It aims at having you understand the risk factors so as to plan ahead : prevent or treat heat  strokes (or sunstrokes) and heat exhaustion / conserve your energy / save resources in extreme heat / prepare for possible  power outages and disruptions / etc...


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