6 record(s) found with the tag "emergency response" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Climate Change and Emergency Measures
Principal Investigator: Gilday, Cindy
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: The objectives of this research project are: Short Term: •to engage in collective intergenerational knowledge sharing and creation to produce a compelling series of communication tools; •to contribute to adaptation plans for communities through an extended dialogue on emergency preparedness and management; and •to gauge the level of services already existing in the communities, while assessing...


An Examination of the NWT Integrated Emergency Management Model
Principal Investigator: Bussey, Eric G.
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: This licence is being issued for the scientific research application no. 918. The objective of this research is to examine an emergency management model in a northern territory of Canada. This examination will highlight the need to achieve greater efficiencies in the assignment of tasks to fulfill the normal emergency responsibility areas assigned to police and civil authorities. This res...


What are the issues related to Regional Intergovernmental Cooperation and Coordination within Disaster and Emergency Management?
Principal Investigator: Russell, Ivan
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: This licence is issued for the scientific research application #919. The goals of this research project are to 1) examine intergovernmental disaster and emergency management (DEM) coordination and cooperation requirements at the regional level; 2) highlight areas within the northern DEM structure that meet these requirements; 3) identify possible areas of improvement and assess opinions and con...


Disaster Management and Climate Change Adaptation in the Canadian North
Principal Investigator: Morgan, Christine A
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The purpose of this study is to investigate how might climate change-related risks be better integrated into disaster management (prevention, preparedness, response, recovery) legislation, agreements, policies and planning, especially in relation to risk management of built infrastructure in the Canadian North. The Project Team will conduct regional/local stakeholder engagement sessions in thre...


Community Fire Project
Principal Investigator: Lanoville, Rick
Licenced Year(s): 2004 2003
Summary: This project will use experimental prescribed burns to evaluate the effectiveness of forest fuel treatments and sprinkler systems in protecting homes and communities from wildfires. It will also provide on-the-job training for young adults as well as op...


Community Adjustment to Extreme Geophysical Phenomena in Northern Canada
Principal Investigator: Newton, John
Licenced Year(s): 1992
Summary: The Researcher will investigate how communities cope with extreme geophysical phenomena such as flooding. By interaction with community residents and other officials he will determine what characteristics influence their ability to respond to events like flooding and whether community sustainability is affected by the interaction of the community and natural hazards....


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