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 Drought @ Badlands, Canada photo by Danon, CC BY-ND 2.0, https://www.flickr.com/photos/manon1502/4490411197/

Canada: Alberta’s farming losses from extreme weather declared a ‘disaster’

23 Aug 2015, The Globe

The Alberta government has declared that the hardship to agriculture from this year’s drought constitutes a disaster. It allows the province’s Agriculture Financial Services Corporation to access more funds for insurance compensation. 'Crop insurance isn’t enough and the provincial NDP government should establish a disaster recovery program to address this year’s drought' said Wayne Drysdale from Alberta’s Progressive Conservative', reports The Globe and Mail...


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


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