The primary physical structures, technical facilities and systems whose disruption, failure or destruction have a serious impact on the functioning of society, the economy or the state within a natural hazard induced disaster context.
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...
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