Red Cross Opens Flood Recovery Centres in Manitoba

By Tyler Sutherland

The Canadian Red Cross has set up numerous flood recovery centres throughout Manitoba to help flood-affected Manitobans get back on their feet.

The Red Cross is working with rural municipalities to place case assessment workers in locations throughout areas in need to answer questions, conduct one-on-one needs assessments to determine unmet needs, make referrals to other organizations as required, and distribute clean-up kits.

More than 7,000 Manitobans have been evacuated from their homes since spring flooding began.

Red Cross recovery centres:

1. Red Cross recovery centre in RM of Cameron
Tuesday, August 16 — 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
RM of Cameron office board room, 209 Airdrie St., Hartney, MB

2. Red Cross recovery centre in RM of Alonsa
Wednesday, August 17 — 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Old Fire Hall, 203 Kinosota Rd., Amaranth, MB

3. Red Cross recovery centre in RM of Alonsa
Thursday, August 18 — 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Westlake Community Centre, Eddystone, MB

RM hosted recovery centres:

1. RM of Woodlands
Wednesday, August 17 and Thursday, August 18 — 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Woodlands RM office, 57 Railway Ave., Woodlands, MB

2. RM of Siglunes
August 23, 24, and 25 — 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Ashern Centennial Hall on Highway 6., Ashern, MB

3. RM of Grahamdale
Monday, August 29 and Tuesday, August 30 — 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Moosehorn Community Hall on Railway Ave., Moosehorn, MB


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