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Snow is melting earlier, and more rain is falling instead of snow in the mountain ranges of the Western U.S. and Canada, leading to a leaner snowpack that could impact agriculture, wildfire risk and municipal water supplies come summer.
University of Colorado Boulder
Alberta’s wildfires invite policymakers to recognize that given our global climate emergency, classrooms ought to be places to host “complicated conversations.”
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We asked Chris Migliaccio, a toxicologist at the University of Montana who studies the impact of wildfire smoke on human health, about the health risks people can face when smoke blows in from distant wildfires.
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National Platform

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Fires in the wildland-urban interface (WUI) have become a global issue, with disasters taking place all over the world. The drivers of increasing WUI fire risk are increasing population, expansion of urban areas into wildlands, and climate change.
Government of Canada
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

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Risk and governance profile(s)

The National Risk Profile (NRP) is Canada’s first strategic, national-level risk assessment, providing a foundation for understanding disaster risk from the three costliest hazards facing Canadians: earthquakes, wildland fire, and floods.
Government of Canada
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Canada's Voluntary National Report for the Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (MTR SF).
Government of Canada