Event CategoryDisaster
Event GroupNatural
Event SubgroupMeteorological - Hydrological
Event TypeFlood
Event Start DateJune 2, 2005
Event End DateJune 2, 2005
CommentsManitoba, June 2, 2005. Manitoba received between 100-175 mm of rain resulting in severe flooding. Regional municipalities of Daly, Sifton, Blanshard, Strathclair and Woodworth as well as the towns of Oak Lake and Rivers encountered major problems of seepage and basement flooding, damage to municipal roads and overland flooding of agricultural lands. Forty-four provincial highways and over 100 municipal roads were damaged. Approximately, 380 homes and 19 families (approximately 1,197 individuals) were forced out of their homes due to the flooding. Thirteen municipalities declared a local state of emergency and more than 100 requested disaster financial assistance. The cost of the flood was estimated at more than $350 million including crop damage.
Injured / InfectedUnknown
Estimated Total Cost$37,032,721
Federal DFAA Payments$37,032,721
Provincial DFAA PaymentsUnknown
Provincial Department PaymentsUnknown
Municipal CostsUnknown
OGD CostsUnknown
Insurance PaymentsUnknown
NGO PaymentsUnknown
Utility - People Affected0