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Tag: coastal flooding

Vancouver Approves Coastal Flood Planning and Water Infrastructure

Vancouver’s City Council has approved three recommendations to help prepare the city's vulnerable areas for sea level rise by planning for and implementing coastal...

Flooding from Sea Level Rise May Cost the World $14 Trillion...

Failure to limit global warming to the two degrees Celsius will lead to sea level rise and dire global economic consequences, new research has...

N.B. Inland and Coastal Flood Mapping Projects Receive Over $1M

The governments of New Brunswick and Canada will invest $1.14 million in two flood mapping projects to help communities within the province predict the...

Surrey, BC Seeks Public Input on Coastal Flood Adaptation Strategy

Surrey, B.C. continues proactive measures to mitigate sea level rise in anticipation of changes through 2200 with a coastal flood adaptation strategy. “While the coastal...

Tofino, BC Awarded Grant for Flood Mapping Project

The District of Tofino has been awarded a $150,000 grant from the Community Emergency Preparedness Fund for the District of Tofino Flood Mapping Project. The...

Feds, Prov. Fund 30 Flood Mitigation Projects in B.C.

On Friday, Harjit Singh Sajjan, Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Vancouver South, and Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and...

Atlantic Canada Flooding Prompts Insurance Bureau Statement

Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is encouraging residents affected by flooding in Atlantic Canada to call their insurance representatives immediately if they have damage to report. "We have seen...

Surrey, B.C. Receives Funding for Coastal Flooding Adaptation Programs

The City of Surrey, British Columbia has received $624,200 for new climate change resilience projects, including coastal flooding adaptation programs to help it become...

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