Event CategoryDisaster
Event GroupNatural
Event SubgroupMeteorological - Hydrological
Event TypeFlood
PlaceSouthern Alberta and Saskatchewan
Event Start DateJune 17, 2010
Event End DateJune 17, 2010
CommentsSouthern Alberta and Saskatchewan, June 17, 2010. Record rainfall resulted in extensive flooding in Alberta and Saskatchewan, washing out a portion of the Trans-Canada highway and shutting down part of the Canadian Pacific rail line. Fourty people from the Blood Tribe reserve, 75 homes in Maple Creek, and 600 households in Medicine Hat were forced to evacuate. Disaster financial assistance was provided by both provinces.
Injured / Infected0
Estimated Total Cost$1,031,670,000
Federal DFAA Payments$75,320,000
Provincial DFAA PaymentsUnknown
Provincial Department Payments$206,350,000
Municipal CostsUnknown
OGD Costs$750,000,000
Insurance PaymentsUnknown
NGO PaymentsUnknown
Utility - People Affected0