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Call for Applications: 2019-2020 Emergency Preparedness and Non-Structural Mitigation

Call for Applications: 2019-2020 Emergency Preparedness and Non-Structural Mitigation

 

Deadline: 14 December 2018

Government of Canada is seeking applications for a program entitled “Emergency Preparedness and Non-Structural Mitigation” to support the building of First Nations’ capacity, knowledge and skills so First Nation communities are equipped and prepared to mitigate against, respond to and recover from emergency disasters.

 

This call for applications prioritizes the support of local efforts in non-structural mitigation and emergency preparedness through small-scale projects that will enhance community preparedness for and/or mitigation against all-hazard disaster risks such as wildland fires, flooding, landslides, tsunamis, severe weather, etc.

Eligible Projects

The type of eligible projects for 2019-2020 national call for applications includes:

  • Emergency management planning and training
    • All-hazard risk assessments
    • Development and updating of emergency management plans
    • Exercising emergency management plans
    • Emergency management training/courses
  • Non-structural mitigation
    • Flood mapping
    • Fire mapping
    • Landslide studies
    • Research or studies pertaining to disaster risk
    • Early tsunami warning systems
    • Public awareness
  • Regional forums and workshops
    • Funding to host an emergency management forum or workshop for regional First Nation communities
  • Wildland fire mitigation and preparedness (FireSmart)
    • Wildfire pre-suppression planning
    • Wildfire risk assessments
    • Fuel reduction, forest thinning, prescribed burning
    • Fire breaks
    • Wildland fire crew training
    • Vegetation management

Eligibility Criteria

  • First Nation communities
  • Tribal councils
  • Indigenous organizations

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

For more information, please visit Call for Applications.

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