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Swiss Reinsurance Company (Swiss Re)
This publication presents an assessment of flood risk in Canada, estimating that severe events could cause losses exceeding CAD 13 billion, with less than half of these covered by insurance.
The report further explores how concerted action across the risk management chain can strengthen flood resilience in Canada, by involving all key stakeholders -government, the insurance industry and homeowners. Suggested approaches to manage flood risk using physical, social and economic means include: