Flood News: January 1-31, 2018

Posted on: 5 February, 2018


Flood News for January 1 to January 31, 2018. All of your flood and climate change news is available below.


Flood Preparedness


🔗 Natural disaster recovery: Who owns the risk? – Canadian Underwriter | January 31, 2018
🔗 Water damage: covered or not? Insurance Bureau of Canada introduces a helpful new tool – Newswire | January 22, 2018
🔗 Tips from Insurance Bureau of Canada for residents with flood damage – The Guardian | January 17, 2018
🔗 How we can better mitigate flood risk in Canada – The Globe and Mail | January 15, 2018
🔗 A Floating House to Resist the Floods of Climate Change – The New Yorker | January 3, 2018

Alberta


🔗 Disaster relief kicks in for 2016 Grande Prairie flood victims – CBC News | January 9, 2018

British Columbia


🔗 Heavy rains hammer Metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island – CBC News | January 28, 2018
🔗 Tsunami scare puts B.C.’s emergency warning protocol to the test – The Globe and Mail | January 23, 2018
🔗 Tsunami warning ends for B.C. after large earthquake strikes off Alaska – CBC News | January 23, 2018
🔗 'Massive' flood damage prevents Witsuwit'en First Nation students from returning to school – CBC News | January 9, 2018
🔗 Flooding in Prince George as warm spell thaws Nechako River – CBC News | January 8, 2018

Manitoba


🔗 Judge approves $90M settlement for flooded Manitoba First Nations – CBC News | January 12, 2018

New Brunswick


🔗 Kent County still reeling from weekend storm, flooding – CBC News | January 15, 2018
🔗 Property owners hurt by flood given special line to report damage – CBC News | January 15, 2018
🔗 'We're trapped': Ice and water spill over banks of Magaguadavic River onto main roads – CBC News | January 15, 2018
🔗 Hoyt firefighters rescue people, animals — community 'devastated' about damage to historic bridge – CBC News | January 14, 2018
🔗 'It seems every time there's a flood we lose something else, but we don't seem to get much back' – CBC News | January 14, 2018
🔗 Musquash, N.B., residents free to return home as dam's water levels recede – CBC News | January 14, 2018
🔗 Atlantic Canada recovers from flooding, outages and evacuations after deluge – CTV News | January 14, 2018
🔗 New Brunswick's wild weather causes chaos across the province – CBC News | January 14, 2018
🔗 Severe flooding prompts evacuations, emergencies declared – The Weather Network | January 14, 2018
🔗 Wicked weekend weather brings risk of flood, flash freezing, power outages – CBC News | January 12, 2018
🔗 2 seniors homes evacuated after pipes burst in extreme cold – CBC News | January 8, 2018

Newfoundland and Labrador


🔗 Drone's-eye view of flood damage helps crews tackling repairs – CBC News | January 19, 2018
🔗 Don't make assumptions: Flood damage not covered by most standard home insurance plans – CBC News | January 18, 2018
🔗 Humber River jammed with ice near Deer Lake as new fears mount in western Newfoundland – CBC News | January 16, 2018
🔗 'I haven't cried this much in a few years:' Western Newfoundland still reeling from weekend flooding – CBC News | January 15, 2018
🔗 Western Newfoundland still cleaning up from flood, request for federal disaster money likely – CBC News | January 15, 2018
🔗 'We makes the best of everything': Resilience in wake of flooding on Newfoundland's west coast – CBC News | January 14, 2018
🔗 Solemn mood hangs over Benoit's Cove in flooding aftermath – CBC News | January 14, 2018

Nova Scotia


🔗 Resident fears home vulnerable to sea after storm erodes ocean barrier – CBC News | January 7, 2018
🔗 Canada’s East Coast mops up after ‘weather bomb’ floods roads, batters buildings – Global News | January 5, 2018

Ontario


🔗 Flooding closes roads in Wilmot and Woolwich, risk of ice jams – CBC News | January 23, 2018
🔗 Ground breaks on Toronto Port Lands flood protection project – Inside Toronto | January 11, 2018
🔗 What Canada’s largest city is doing to help reduce flood insurance claims – Canadian Underwriter | January 10, 2018
🔗 As temperatures in the Waterloo region rise, so does the risk of flooding – CBC News | January 10, 2018
🔗 London homeowners advised to take precautions ahead of 36 hours of rain – CBC News | January 10, 2018
🔗 Toronto's budget $5M short on repair money for spring flood damage – CBC News | January 10, 2018

Prince Edward Island


🔗 Flooding in western P.E.I. causes damage, closes roads – CBC News | January 15, 2018

Quebec


🔗 Residents of flooded Quebec City neighbourhood return to icy properties – CBC News | January 20, 2018
🔗 Efforts underway to break up ice jams that flooded a Quebec City neighbourhood – Global News | January 15, 2018
🔗 Ice jam complicating work in flooded Quebec City neighbourhood – CBC News | January 15, 2018
🔗 Heavy rainfall leads to flooding in parts of southern Quebec – CBC News | January 13, 2018
🔗 Gaspé residents told to stay indoors as region hit by flooding, strong winds – CBC News | January 5, 2018
🔗 In wake of flooding, Hudson mayor aims to curb waterfront development – CBC News | January 4, 2018

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