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The federal authorities has arrange a $2-billion fund to assist communities defend themselves from pure disasters.

Federal Infrastructure Minister Amarjeet Sohi made the announcement on the Calgary Stampede grounds, which have been submerged throughout heavy flooding in southern Alberta 5 years in the past.

READ MORE: 2013: The Calgary Stampede that nearly wasn’t

Sohi mentioned the 10-year program will cowl initiatives that assist communities face up to pure hazards together with floods, wildfires, seismic occasions and droughts.

READ MORE: 20 compelling pictures of Calgary in the course of the 2013 flood

He mentioned the cash is for large-scale infrastructure initiatives with a minimal price ticket of $20 million reminiscent of diversion channels, wetland restorations, wildfire limitations and levees.

Sohi mentioned functions for funding can have till July 31 to submit an expression of curiosity.

READ MORE: How ready is Calgary for main flooding? 

Provinces, municipal and regional governments can all apply, as can public not-for-profit post-secondary establishments, First Nations governments and band councils.

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