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Climate Change

Our Work on Improving Resilience to Extreme Events and Climate Impacts

Extreme events know no boundaries and are often catastrophic for communities. They can impair health and safety, welfare and livelihoods, agriculture, trade, ecosystems, air and water. By sharing best practices, assets and capacities, our three countries are working together to improve resilience within our communities and shared ecosystems to minimize the effects of these events.

Tools and Resources

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Drought Summit

Convene and connect drought practitioners across Canada, Mexico, and the United States who are tasked with preparing, planning, and managing drought.

Related Publications

CEC Policy Brief on Flood Costing

Understanding the Comprehensive Economic Impact of Floods in Canada, Mexico, and the United States

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Guide to Drought Indices and Indicators Used in North America

The objective of this study was to improve the ability of regional and local decision-makers and communities to monitor...

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A Guide for Syndromic Surveillance for Heat-Related Health Outcomes in North America

As part of a project of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, this Guide outlines the steps required to create...