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How we can better mitigate flood risk in Canada

16 Jan 2018, The Globe

Canada's system for managing flood risk is a patchwork, a legacy built up over time. To improve the flood-risk management system, a number of critical elements ought to be addressed, including risk identification and awareness, risk reduction and mitigation, financial-risk management, disaster management and recovery.


    National Platform
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    Public Safety Canada (PS)
  • Website: http://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/
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