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Old 06-24-2013, 10:30 AM   #1
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Alberta Flooding Hits Siksika Nation Hard

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Siksika First Nation in crisis from flooding on Bow River | CTV News

Since Thurs last week, we've been battling the waters as they have taken out areas from Red Deer to Pincher Creek and down to Watterton. Over 100, 000 people in southern Alberta have been displaced due to massive flooding from the spring snow melt.

The Crests are moving to Medicine Hat and Saskatchewan is sandbagging for when the river's cresting reaches them.


The Army was called in on Friday and has deployed to High River.

Edmonton is under a flood watch as the North Saskatchewan River is rising fast.

Tourist centre, Banff and Canmore have been under water since last week. Folks are trapped in Canmore has both higways leading out have been hit with mudslides.

First Nations along the Milk, Bow, Red Deer, South Saskatchewan, are all heading to higher ground.

Pow wows, rodeos, horse cutting events are questionable whether they will be able to run. The Calgary Stampede ground are under water.

Extreme Flooding Alberta | CTV News photos of flooding across Alberta

Donations to the Red Cross help... prayers too.
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Old 06-24-2013, 10:32 AM   #2
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Prayers goes out to all the families affected by the flood.
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I'm praying for my brother and sisters in Saskatchewan, the rivers are running way too high and they are heading for Manitoba.

Thanks Stands Alone, we're on the top of the valley but the ground water is running my sump pump about every 5 mins. It has to stop raining soon!
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I met a respectable young man and his family from Morley, Alberta Canada. I'd like to see if anyone knows how they are doing.

His name is Camron Kootenay.
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Prayers for all affected by the floods.
Hoping they are receding.
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I met a respectable young man and his family from Morley, Alberta Canada. I'd like to see if anyone knows how they are doing.

His name is Camron Kootenay.
Morely has been badly hit as well.

I'll ask around JD, see if anyone has any info.
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Morely has been badly hit as well.

I'll ask around JD, see if anyone has any info.
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