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Frequency of selected natural disasters
No specific target
This indicator measures the frequency of selected natural disasters as defined by the Canadian Disaster Database.
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The Canadian Disaster Database tracks significant disaster events that conform to the Emergency Management Framework for Canada's definition of a disaster and meet one or more of the following criteria:
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It is important to note that the Canadian Disaster Database may not be suitable for comparative analysis because of differences in jurisdictional responsibilities, the type of data that is available, and how it is collected and used over time.