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Monday, March 5, 2018

‘Water is the new fire,’ says the Insurance Bureau of Canada

car in flooded waters

Partners for Action was featured in the Toronto Star. P4A's Director, Shawna Peddle, shares her expert advice on the increase of extreme weather, in particular urban flooding, across the country.

Read the full article here

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

FloodSmartCanada: Climate Change and First Nation Communities

P4A is very excited to launch the Climate Change and First Nation Communities page on FloodSmartCanada.ca. This section of the website is designated to helping First Nation peoples and communities prepare for floods and climate change.

Monday, December 18, 2017

December 2017 Newsletter

Partners for Action (P4A) is pleased to share our research, communication, and partnership
highlights from 2017. 
Our work over the past year is bringing us that much closer to our goal of advancing flood
resiliency across the country. See our 2017 Annual Report.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Partners for Action (P4A) - Building Collaborative Networks

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Partners for Action (P4A) is featured on the Global Index Insurance Facility website in the document Partners for Action (P4A) - Building Collaborative Networks. This document highlights P4A's role in building collaborative networks, as the research network continues to bring diverse partners together towards improving flood risk management in Canada. 

Friday, May 19, 2017

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

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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.

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