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Canada: Spend more on disaster planning to save in emergency relief

14 May 2017, CBC

Federal spending to respond to fires, floods and storms has ballooned over the years, but big savings could be achieved through more upfront spending to fortify vulnerable communities, according to a new evaluation of the government's disaster relief assistance program.


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Public Safety Canada (PS)
  • Website: http://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/
  • Contact:Director, Strategic Policy
  • Phone:613-949-3180 +1 613 762 7144


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Response Division, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
  • Website:
  • Contact:Senior Policy Advisor
  • Phone:+1 613 992 2022 +1 613 862 5203
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