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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.
Summer is finally here! Many of you have probably planned a getaway with friends or family, but if you plan on using electronic devices while travelling, such as laptops, smartphones or tablets, keep in mind that going mobile does have its share of risks.
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.
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By taking an active role in your community, you are helping to build a culture of preparedness in Canada. While governments at all levels are working hard to keep Canada safe, everyone has a role to play in being prepared for an emergency.
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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.
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