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RED CROSS SUPPORTS LITTLE GRAND RAPIDS RETURN HOME

The Canadian Red Cross is starting the process of returning evacuees from Little Grand Rapids back to their community as of Saturday, June 23. The residents of this northern fly-in community have been away from their home since May 20.

Red Cross confirms entire community of Sapotaweyak now back home

As of yesterday, the final evacuees from Sapotaweyak Cree Nation have returned home, more than two weeks after having to evacuate due to wildfires.

Red Cross completes evacuation of Little Grand Rapids and Pauingassi

With the last two flights arriving in Winnipeg today, the Canadian Red Cross confirms that the evacuation of Little Grand Rapids First Nation and Pauingassi First Nation residents is now done and all evacuees are out of the communities.

 

Canadian Red Cross continues to get evacuees out of First Nations impacted by wildfires, with assistance of Canadian military

The Canadian Red Cross is now supporting more than 1,800 people who have been displaced from their homes in four First Nation communities, with another 200 expected to be evacuated by the end of the day.

 

Red Cross supporting evacuees from Manitoba First Nations impacted by wildfires

The Canadian Red Cross is supporting the complete evacuation of Sapotaweyak Cree Nation that was caused by wildfires encroaching on the community.

Volunteer Profile: Terry Maksymetz

This week’s feature volunteer is Terry Maksymetz who has been with the Canadian Red Cross for almost a decade.

Volunteer Profile: Robert Dean

This week’s feature volunteer is Robert Dean who has been with the Canadian Red Cross for four years.

Volunteer Profile: Janice Jones

This week’s feature volunteer is Janice Jones who has been with the Canadian Red Cross for about a year.

Volunteer Profile: Melanie Young

This week’s feature volunteer is Melanie Young who has been with the Canadian Red Cross for five years.

Volunteer Profile: Sarah Greenberg

This week’s feature volunteer is Sarah Greenberg, who has been with the Canadian Red Cross for more than three years.