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Recent Reports

Disaster Risk Reduction Applied to Canadian Residential Housing: Interim Report on the Home Flood Protection Program (November 2017): by Dr. Blair Feltmate, Cheryl Evans and Natalia Moudrak. The interim report profiles the fundamental components of the Home Flood Protection Program, and key findings to date regarding the most effective means to engage homeowners in flood protection.

Preventing Disaster Before It Strikes: Developing a Canadian Standard for Flood-Resilient Residential Communities (September 2017): by Natalia Moudrak and Dr. Blair Feltmate. The report outlines 20 best practices to design and build new residential communities that are more flood-resilient. Click here.

When the Big Storms Hit: the Role of Wetlands to Limit Urban and Rural Flood Damage (July 2017): by Natalia Moudrak, Anne-Marie Hutter, and Dr. Blair Feltmate. The report finds that leaving wetlands in their natural state could reduce the financial costs of flooding by nearly 40 per cent. Click here.

Climate Change and the Preparedness of Canadian Provinces and Yukon to Limit Potential Flood Damage (October 2016): by Dr. Blair Feltmate and Marina Moudrak – a survey of 103 government representatives across 91 provincial and territorial ministries, departments and agencies between December 2015 and April 2016. Assessments focused on the preparedness of provinces and Yukon to limit flood damage relative to current and future major rainfall events.

Recent Announcements

September 2017: New Press Release “Standard Will Help Make New Communities Flood-Resilient: Canada is Ahead of the Curve” – read more here.

September 2017: Blair Feltmate and Natalia Moudrak named to Canada’s Clean50 – read more here.

August 2017: Blair Feltmate to chair Expert Panel on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Results – read more here.

July 2017: the Intact Centre releases the report “When the Big Storms Hit: the Role of Wetlands to Limit Urban and Rural Flood Damage – read more here.

March 2017: Standards Council of Canada and the Intact Centre join forces – read more here

January 2017: Natalia Moudrak to Represent Canada at the (ISO) as a Subject Matter Expert on Storm Water Management

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