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Canada’s system for disaster aid is ‘overwhelmed’

November 18, 2022 
By Avert staff

For more than 50 years, homeowners and businesses hit by fires, floods or storms have had a federal program to help governments decide who pays for the cleanup – the Disaster Financial Assistance Arrangements. Climate change is exposing its weaknesses and renewing talk of big changes to come, writes Globe & Mail reporter Matthew McClearn.


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