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The Institute seeks to strengthen awareness of the risks associated with natural hazards. Each month, ICLR hosts a Webinar centring on current research and industry issues related to natural hazards. Slides from the webinars are then posted on the Institute’s website and recordings of the sessions are uploaded to ICLR”s YouTube [...]
FLOOD WIND EARTHQUAKE WILDFIRE HAIL Extremely severe rainstorm events can overwhelm municipal infrastructure and lead to flooding. More often than not, basement flooding is a result of overland flooding, infiltration flooding or sewer backup, or a combination of two or all three of these types of flooding. [...]
FLOOD WIND EARTHQUAKE WILDFIRE HAIL With population and development increasing in at-risk areas, tornado and severe wind activity has serious implications for homeowners across Canada. While homeowners cannot predict violent wind activity, they can take steps to protect themselves and minimize damage to their homes. [...]
FLOOD WIND EARTHQUAKE WILDFIRE HAIL If you live in or near a forested area, you’re living in an area often referred to as the wildland/urban interface and sooner or later you may have to contend with a wildfire. The risk of wildfires is increasing in many parts of [...]
FLOOD WIND EARTHQUAKE WILDFIRE HAIL The need to address the problem of mounting hail-related damage in Canada could not be more acute, as property owners and insurers have experienced hundreds of millions of dollars in hail damage in recent years and will likely see more hail damage in [...]
FLOOD WIND EARTHQUAKE WILDFIRE HAIL With population and development continuing to increase in at-risk areas, a growing number of Canadians are vulnerable to earthquake damage. Earthquakes are impossible to predict and can strike suddenly with no warning. They can occur at any time of the year and at [...]