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Canadian cities not prepared for floods - study

21 May 2015, Huffington Post

'Flood preparedness for Canadian cities is, on average, mediocre,' said Blair Feltmate, Intact chair of the climate adaptation project at the University of Waterloo and author of the study according to Huffington Post. The cities scored relatively well on some factors but Feltmate was surprised at how little planning cities have done to ensure access to essential goods and services...


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


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