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Manitoba First Nation declares state of emergency after fire at elders complex

The chief of the community said its only fire truck was in Winnipeg for repairs at the time and Shamattawa is now without proper fire prevention resources.

High River, Alta., holds course in strike team and task force management

The Strike Team Task Force Leader course teaches students the ins and outs of the ICS system while providing extensive training in strike team and task force management.

Norfolk Southern CEO bringing apology, aid to U.S. Senate hearing

Norfolk Southern CEO Alan Shaw says the railroad will do “the right thing” with a $20 million commitment to help the community recover.

Hundreds dead as Cyclone Freddy wrecks Malawi, Mozambique

The devastating Tropical Cyclone Freddy which has ripped through southern Africa in a rare second landfall has killed at least 216 people in Malawi and Mozambique since Saturday night.


Emergency Management: Are Your Prepared?

Recently, a group of emergency management professionals met to discuss everything from mental health in the profession to the lasting impacts of the pandemic to best practices and lessons learned in disaster mitigation, preparation, response and recovery. Learn what these experts had to say! Sponsored by the Emergency Management Group and Base Camp Connect.

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Opinion: Disasters worsen housing crises, but they don’t have to

"Thousands of homes are being taken offline either permanently or temporarily by severe weather events," writes Glenn McGillivray with the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction." » Read More...

Docuseries features Saskatchewan's northern emergency responders

The docuseries follows wildland firefighters in Saskatchewan's Indigenous and northern communities while they protect the people, property, and resources of the north. » Read More...

UN inquiry commission: Quake aid was slow to reach Syria

The international community and the Syrian government did not act quickly enough last month to help people in need in the rebel-held northwest after the deadly earthquake, a U.N.-backed commission said Monday. » Read More...

Housing groups call for state of emergency for Indigenous people in N.W.T.

Two national housing groups are calling on the Northwest Territories to declare a state of emergency for housing Indigenous people, particularly women and girls. » Read More...

Earthquakes Canada reports minor quakes near Daajing Giids and Port Alice, B.C.

Earthquakes Canada says two separate, minor quakes rattled areas off the coast of British Columbia over the weekend. » Read More...

Ontario county warns of flooding risks as snow starts to melt

“The climate is changing and Dufferin County is getting warmer, wetter, and wilder,” said Sara MacRae, climate and energy manager for the county. » Read More...


Bordering on Disaster Conference

September 13, 2023
Lloydminster, AB
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CRHNet 2023 Symposium

October 24, 2023
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