Disaster Recovery: Toward a Resilient Canada

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Disaster Recovery: Toward a Resilient Canada

Pages:17 pages17 min read

Author: Bryan Gormley


This issue briefing reports on the discussions from two spring 2022 workshops regarding how Canada is addressing the financial and human impacts of recovering from disaster events and building resilience to future events.

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In this research, we summarize the discussions held in two virtual workshops in spring 2022 with 74 participants from across Canada’s emergency management ecosystem on issues for disaster recovery.

How can insurance and government financial assistance programs make their processes more efficient? What are the particular challenges that smaller and remote communities face when dealing with disasters, and what solutions are possible? What do individuals and communities need to build and maintain disaster risk awareness?

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Key findings
Engaging on recovery
Indigenous communities
Next steps
Appendix A—Methodology
Appendix B—Bibliography

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