Effective Property Buyouts for Flood Risk Reduction
Together with diverse stakeholders from across Canada, Partners for Action is leading an applied research project on managed retreat from high-risk flood areas through property buyouts that move people out of harm’s way.
Learn more about Effective Property Buyouts for Flood Risk Reduction.
Inclusive Resilience: Driving Risk Awareness to Action and Building Resiliency for Vulnerable Canadians in High-Risk Areas
Public Outreach Research
Before, during and after disasters, the Canadian Red Cross works with people and communities across Canada to strengthen their resilience to disasters. Funded by the Government of Canada through Public Safety Canada, the Driving Risk Awareness to Action and Building Resiliency for Vulnerable Canadians in High-Risk Areas project, commonly referred to as the Inclusive Resilience project seeks to increase awareness of disaster risks and promote inclusive approaches, tools and actions that foster inclusive disaster risk reduction (DRR) and emergency preparedness across Canada.
Learn more about Inclusive Resilience: Public Outreach Research.
Social Vulnerability Index (SoVI)
Part of the ongoing Inclusive Resilience project funded by the Canadian Red Cross, this research makes use of a Social Vulnerability Index (SoVI) to map hotspots of flood risk and identify the most impacted communities with the goal of building resiliency.
Learn more about Inclusive Resilience: Social Vulnerability Index (SoVI).
An ongoing project, FloodSmartCanada.ca is a national website designed to educate community members, organizations, businesses and municipalities about floods. The website provides a hub of information related to flood risk communications, flood preparedness, and flood resiliency. Learn more about FloodSmartCanada.ca.