Saturday, April 30, 2016

CANADA - Kashechewan evacuated

About 700 people are being flown out of the James Bay community of Kashechewan as a precaution ahead of spring breakup.Officials with the northern Ontario First Nation — as well as the provincial government — declared a state of emergency and said the evacuation of the community was a precautionary measure. Flooding in Kashechewan is an annual problem, with the waters of the Albany River frequently running over and through the community's dike.
INC News, 30/04/2016 - source: ©CBC News 

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