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Friday, May 19, 2017

Report - Canadian Voices on Changing Flood Risk: Findings from a National Survey

Survey report cover

A recent study led by the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) and Partners for Action (P4A) at the University of Waterloo demonstrates that, although the risk of floods may be on the rise, risk awareness from homeowners is lacking.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

The Centre for Community Knowledge: P4A profile

The Centre for Community Knowledge provides members of the Kitchener-Waterloo community with access to information and projects of numerous organizations across the region. Their platform allows users to easily learn and connect with local non-profit organizations.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

FloodSmartCanada en français!

Partners for Action is pleased to announce the launch of the French FloodSmartCanada website. FloodSmartCanada is extending its reach to more Canadians with a French version of the site.

Visit FloodSmartCanada in French or English to find numerous flood-related resources and information!

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

2016: A year in review for P4A

Happy New Year!

2016 was a busy year for P4A.

  • We released a major research report about what is needed to better understand the impacts of flooding on our communities and the state of flood resiliency in Ontario;
  • We surveyed Canadians to better understand their understanding of flood risk and responsibility; 
Friday, November 18, 2016

Flood Risk & Homeowner Awareness survey results

A recent survey of Canadian homeowners led by the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) and Partners for Action (P4A) at the University of Waterloo demonstrates that, in general, Canadians are not aware of their flood risks and are unprepared for flooding events. The survey results shine light on this lack of risk awareness and stress the importance of developing better flood management policy in Canada. 

Link: Flood Risk & Homeowner Awareness

Read more: Connecting Flood Risk and Homeowner Awareness (PDF)

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Launch of FloodSmartCanada website!

Partners for Action is taking action to better educate and prepare Canadians for floods with the recent launch of our new website: FloodSmartCanada. FloodSmartCanada was launched in the fall of 2016 with its primary goal of helping Canadians prepare for floods and the associated risks.

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