Flood News: Week of July 25th, 2016

Posted on: 2 August, 2016


In the news this week, the town of Elfros, Saskatchewan, receives a new flood recovery centre to support residents of the community after severe weather and flooding. Flooding in Saskatchewan also leads to almost 200 claims made to the Provincial Disaster Assistance Program (PDAP). 

In other news, severe weather and flooding hit the City of Toronto and the City of Edmonton and Flood Risk Canada Inc. announces launch of a flood risk monitoring and prevention tool.


Floods and Flood Funding for the Province of Alberta

🔗 Late June storms caused $50 million in damage in southern Alberta: Insurance Bureau of Canada – Insurance Business Canada, July 29th, 2016

🔗 Alberta disburses final round of flood and drought grants – Insurance Business Canada, July 25th, 2016


Flood Recovery Centres and Claims for Saskatchewan

🔗 Saskatchewan opens flood recovery centre in Elfros – Global News, July 26th, 2016

🔗 Flood Recovery Centre Opens in Elfros – Government of Saskatchewan, July 26th, 2016

🔗 Recovery centre set up in Elfros, Sask., following flash floods – CBC News, July 26th, 2016

🔗 PDAP claims coming in from July flooding – Regina Leader-Post, July 26th, 2016


Heavy Rain and Flooding

🔗 Heavy rains pound Toronto, causing flooding on major roadways – CBC News, July 27th, 2016

🔗 One person struck by lightning, people rescued from vehicles on flooded roads as thunderstorm strikes – Edmonton Journal, July 28th, 2016


Live Flood Sensory System

🔗 Flood Risk Canada launches live flood sensory system – Canadian Underwriter, July 29th, 2016

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