Wawanesa Insurance Announces Wildfire Prevention Grant Recipients

By The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company
Globe Newswire
April 9, 2024
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company today announced the 12 recipients of their second annual Community Wildfire Prevention Grants, which were developed in partnership with FireSmart Canada and the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR). Wawanesa will award $150,000 to communities this year. …This year’s grant recipients are from communities across Canada, including Indigenous communities, rural municipalities, towns, residents’ associations, and local fire departments. The grants will go toward a range of wildfire prevention activities, such as creating wildfire buffer zones around homes, home assessments with sprinkler kit incentives, public education, community wildfire protection plans, and more. For a complete list of recipient communities and their projects, please visit the Wildfire Prevention website here. …The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction is also pleased to have again been asked to work with Wawanesa on this important initiative.

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