Flood cleanup & health information — Alberta & Saskatchewan
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In mid-2013, Alberta, Canada, experienced heavier than usual rainfall levels that triggered catastrophic flooding along the southern half of the province along the Bow, Elbow, Highwood, Oldman, Sheep and Red Deer rivers and its tributaries. As water levels rose and communities were placed under evacuation orders, it was confirmed that four people had died as a result of the floods, and 100,000 people had been displaced. As of June 28th, most areas of Calgary have returned some semblance of normalcy though a number of public health threats remain.
Calgary Mayor Nenshi has been praised for his handling of the flood and in getting information out to Calgarians. (https://twitter.com/nenshi) Calgary Public Library is also disseminating useful information via its Facebook page.
Calgary & Medicine Hat (Health info)
First Nations communities
Social media emergency management (SMEM)
Weather and climate data
Health & safety during cleanup
Disaster health information for consumers
Disaster Health Information Email lists