Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

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May 6, 2020 4:30 PM

Flood Response / Recovery Public Briefing (Verbal)


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May 6, 2020 4:30 PM Video Council Special Council Meeting

Jamie Doyle, Chief Administrative Officer, provided an overview of the status of the flood response and recovery to date, with more than 12,000 residents safely evacuated of which over 7,600 are still in temporary accommodations. It was noted that the Municipality has teamed with industry, community partners and the Canadian Red Cross to develop short- and long-term plans for the safe re-entry of impacted residents and businesses. Residents who have not yet registered with the Canadian Red Cross to access support were encouraged to do so.