Event CategoryDisaster
Event GroupNatural
Event SubgroupMeteorological - Hydrological
Event TypeTornado
PlaceSoutheastern Saskatchewan
Event Start DateJuly 22, 1920
Event End DateJuly 22, 1920
CommentsSoutheastern Saskatchewan, July 22, 1920. The tornado swept over a large portion of southeastern Saskatchewan, devastating the area. Four people died, more than a dozen were injured, and losses to property, equipment, crops and live stock were estimated to be in excess of $100,000 (1920 dollars). Many settlers lost both their homes and livelihoods in one sudden unexpected blow. Large scale relief was undertaken by the Canadian Red Cross to assist 42 affected families in Alameda, Frobisher, Lampman, Steelman, and Estevan SK.
Injured / Infected13
Estimated Total CostUnknown
Federal DFAA PaymentsUnknown
Provincial DFAA PaymentsUnknown
Provincial Department PaymentsUnknown
Municipal CostsUnknown
OGD CostsUnknown
Insurance PaymentsUnknown
NGO PaymentsUnknown
Utility - People Affected0