The Canadian Disaster Database (CDD) contains detailed disaster information on more than 1000 natural, technological and conflict events (excluding war) that have happened since 1900 at home or abroad and that have directly affected Canadians.

Get Cyber Safe

Words hurt, whether they're said or sent

Have you ever said something to someone online that you'd never say to them in person? Sometimes it's easier to say things online because it seems like it's just between you and the screen. But in reality, there's someone on the other end – a real person – who is reading and reacting to what you sent.

Get Prepared


Floods are the most frequent natural hazard in Canada. They can occur at any time of the year and are most often caused by heavy rainfall, rapid melting of a thick snow pack, ice jams, or more rarely, the failure of a natural or man-made dam.

Did You Know?

We release about 80 cyber alerts each year for IT professionals and managers of critical infrastructure. The Canadian Cyber Incident Response Centre is focused on the protection of national critical infrastructure against cyber incidents.