Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction


Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction

Type Other
Year founded 1998
Location Toronto, ON Canada Canada
Functions Advocacy
Funding sources Member funded
Tags communication disaster prevention
Summary The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) is a world-class centre for multi-disciplinary disaster prevention research and communication. ICLR was established by Canada’s property and casualty (p&c) insurance industry as an independent, not-for-profit research institute affiliated with Western University. Institute staff and research associates are international leaders in wind and seismic engineering, atmospheric science, risk perception, hydrology, economics, geography, health sciences, public policy and a number of other disciplines.

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ICLR · 19 June 2021 English

Simonović Fellow Royal Society of Canada Fellow Canadian Academy of Engineering FCSCE, FASCE, FIWRA Director of Engineering Studies, ICLR Professor Emeritus, Western University 2|PRESENTATIONOutline ▪ Introduction ▪ Floodplain mapping ▪ …

ICLR · 25 May 2021 English

2021_SeasonalFire_ICLR 1 Wildfire Season Forecast Richard Carr, Wildland Fire Research Analyst, Canadian Forest Service, Natural Resources Canada Forecast 2021 May 20, 2021 2 2 Background information 3 3 Wildland fire …

ICLR · 25 May 2021 English

• Answers the questions: – What do changes in climate mean for those living in Canada? – How can we adapt to reduce risks and costs and take advantage of …

ICLR · 7 May 2021 English

Chief Myers Ross and the PI had conversations over the course of several months that explored opportunities for supporting Yunesit’in in documenting the challenges that the community faced during the …

ICLR · 5 May 2021 English

The opinions expressed in this paper are those of the author and not necessarily those of the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction. [...] IRDR International Centres of Excellence (ICoEs), established …

ICLR · 4 May 2021 English

The cascading effects of time and experience on perceptions of risk, response and recovery to flooding in Whitewater Region Township

ICLR · 29 April 2021 English

One wildfire in 2015 spread close to residents’ homes and resulted in the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the Government of Northwest Territories placing the community on alert …

ICLR · 29 April 2021 English

BOTWOOD Wildfire community hazard and risk assessment By Sophie Guilbault Source: Town of Botwood Facebook Page 32 THE SCIENCE Before implementing comprehensive wildfire risk reduction strategies in municipalities, it is …

ICLR · 29 April 2021 English

THE TRIGGER The City of Nelson has approximately 10,000 residents and is located in the Southern Interior of British Columbia in the Selkirk Mountains. [...] One of the many initiatives …

ICLR · 29 April 2021 English

As the crew was developing the Xeriscape program, they were approached by the fire department, which was keen to combine the Xeriscaping approach to a broader FireSmart landscaping strategy for …

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