Program Information

Municipal Wildfire Assistance Program (MWAP)

Description

The Municipal Wildfire Assistance Program (MWAP) is a province-wide program developed by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and the Alberta Emergency Management Agency. The program is intended to help reduce both the risk and loss associated with wildfires and is designed to assist municipalities with extraordinary costs for the suppression of wildfires when they occur.

For the purposes of eligibility, the term wildfire includes any unwanted or unplanned wildland fire that burns in forested or grassland areas anywhere in the province of Alberta other than the Forest Protection Area or on federal lands. 

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Budget 2017-18: There is no budget for MWAP. Request for funding is made to the treasury board on a case by case basis.

Resources

ContactContact Information

Alberta Emergency Management Agency

Phone: 780-422-9000
Toll-free in Alberta: 310-0000

E-mail: aema@gov.ab.ca