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A new project designed to accelerate climate action in Iraq has today been launched through a partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) the Ministry of Environment with funding generously provided by the UK and Canada.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters
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Indigenous communities around the world pioneered drought resilience and adaptation. As extreme heat intensifies, the world needs to heed their lessons.
An analysis by The Globe and Mail, facilitated by the University of Western Ontario's new flood maps, discovered that of 150 Canadian communities with populations greater than 10,000, over 30 have at least one-tenth of buildings within river floodplains.
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National Platform

Canada National Platform

National policies and plans

Coverpage of "Climate resilience guidelines for BC health facility planning and design"
The purpose of the Climate Resilience Guidelines for Health Facility Planning and Design is to better enable the planning and design of new health facilities that are equipped to deal with the challenges of climate change.
Fraser Health Authority

The Emergency Management Strategy for Canada (EM Strategy) builds on the foundational principles articulated in the Emergency Management Framework (EM Framework) and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in order to establish Federal

Public Safety Canada Government of Canada

This action plan responds to a publication released in 2017, "Addressing the new normal: 21st century disaster management in British Columbia," as well as other reports. The plan acknowledges work to date in fire and flood management, and identifies

British Columbia Government

Risk and governance profile(s)

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This report summarizes the risks posed on Canada's climate, ecosystems, food and water systems, and citizens by climate change, as well as the country's policies for mitigation, adaptation, and emissions reductions.
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2011-13 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and ISDR System partners.
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development