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Federal disaster mitigation funding “a leap forward”: ICLR

March 23, 2017 Angela Stelmakowich

The federal budget’s commitment to create a $2 billion Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund demonstrates Ottawa’s increasing support for disaster risk reduction, suggests Glenn McGillivray, managing director of the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR). “For many years, the federal

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AIR Worldwide announces new global resilience practice

July 18, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Catastrophe modelling firm AIR Worldwide announced on Monday that it has formed a “global resilience practice,” a new function to support risk reduction and resilience initiatives across the globe. “These initiatives are aimed at developing solutions that aid society’s efforts

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ICLR launches ‘Insurers Rebuild Better Homes’ program to help reduce risk of loss and damage from natural hazards, including wildfire

May 18, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) has launched what it’s calling the first program in the world that sets out actions that insurance companies can take to strengthen the disaster preparedness of homeowners by “building back better” homes after