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EERSS still needs volunteers at Kinsgway and downtown warehouse. Sign up here: https://goo.gl/oUalTI

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" The EERSS in the coming days will need volunteers at our main downtown location @ 10255 - 104 St to help gt our old warehouse back into shape. We are asking that if you wish to volunteer, that click on this link https://goo.gl/oUalTI and sign up under the "EERSS…

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Alberta Wildfire Donation Center info now posted online. http://goo.gl/x1lxkv

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Alberta Wildfire Donation Center info now posted online. http://goo.gl/x1lxkv

The Alberta government and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo have partnered with the Adventist Development and Relief Agency Canada to coordinate the collection and distribution of items donated for Wood Buffalo residents.

Visit the link for Top 10 needed items,…

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Free Supplies in Fort McMurray @ Northlife Fellowship Baptist Church. See link below for details.

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The Northlife Fellowship Baptist Church has set up a distribution center in Fort McMurray with needed goods. They have water, diapers, toiletries, clothes, pillows, bedding, children's toys, etc.

141 Alberta Dr. (North Alberta Dr and Franklin Ave.) ‪

Closed Sunday and Monday. Check their Facebook Page for latest operational hours:…

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Request from FMSPCA for forklift driver in Leduc and transport from Leduc to Fort McMurray

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URGENT NEED: We need transport for 10 pallets from our Leduc warehouse to Fort McMurray on Monday morning as well as a Leduc forklift driver. Can you help us get these needed pet supplies back to our community? Pls call 1-647-293-9854

Fort McMurray SPCA announces re-entry plans and support for pets across the region. Register for pet needs: https://goo.gl/mtqT6P

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Fort McMurray SPCA announces re-entry plans and support for pets across the region The Fort McMurray SPCA (FMSPCA) is anticipating the organization will be able to begin transporting pet supplies to Fort McMurray on Monday, June 13, 2016.

“Our supplies and shelter have been used throughout the evacuation period to…

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Wood Buffalo Food Bank opens Sat Jun 11, 12-7 p.m. See link for more details. https://goo.gl/bG30jv

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Wood Buffalo Food Bank opens Sat Jun 11, 12-7 p.m.
https://goo.gl/bG30jv

They will be providing start up kits with some basics along with a weekly food hamper hygiene hampers and cleaning supplies.

RMWB News: Emergency relief available for small businesses affected by fires in Wood Buffalo http://ow.ly/vnL73018k5Y

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"Small Businesses in the Wood Buffalo region impacted by the fires will now have the opportunity to apply for some initial emergency financial relief.

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) and Economic Developers Alberta (EDA), thanks to financial support from the Canadian Red Cross, will be providing $1,000 to…

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Edmonton NEW DONATION DROP-OFF CENTER: https://goo.gl/Q9efjt Volunteers & Donations still needed. More info at:

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ADRA Canada is now operating the Alberta Wildfire Donation Center in Edmonton (replacing the one previously operated by the EERSS). It is now located at: North Port Business Park 17306 129th Avenue NW

Volunteers Volunteers are still needed. You can sign up for a shift online at http://bttr.im/cmdah, however…

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EERSS needs volunteers @ Evacuee Distribution Centre 109 St, Kingsway Ave (Old Target) today. No need to sign up just go!

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EERSS needs volunteers @ Evacuee Distribution Centre 109 St, Kingsway Ave (Old Target) today. No need to sign up just go!

RMWB: Property Visit Procedure in Restricted Areas starts Jun 8. http://goo.gl/7GKNky More info on our website:

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"Starting tomorrow, June 8, 2016, residents wishing to visit their properties inside the restricted areas of Abasand, Beacon Hill and Waterways will have daily access to these sites between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm, until further notice." http://goo.gl/7GKNky

CBC: "Fort McMurray braces for 'very hard' day as residents in…

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YMM airport opens June 8. 25% off flights from Westjet https://t.co/IRhVRnplJ8 & Air Canada https://t.co/RaSnWZtDi2

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If you cannot afford to fly to Fort McMurray, the Red Cross is providing bus transportation from Edmonton, Calgary, and Lac La Biche. They are also providing flights to Edmonton for those outside of Alberta. See here for more details: http://goo.gl/XIetuW

As of June 8, provincial debit cards only available at Alberta Works offices. Locations: http://goo.gl/E0t4t7

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Provincial debit cards will no longer be available at Info Centers. Please visit your nearest Alberta Works office. Locations throughout the province can be found here: http://goo.gl/E0t4t7

Evacuees asked to claim their pets: http://goo.gl/HCsQmk Unclaimed pet gallery here: http://goo.gl/WEIJbR

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"Hundreds of animals remain unclaimed in shelters around Alberta..."

If you submitted an Emergency Pet Rescue Request http://asset.rmwb.ca/pet-rescue/ during the evacuation and would like to inquire about the status of your pet(s) in-care, please contact Municipal Law Enforcement at 780-788-4200.

Exotic pets at Edmonton Humane Society: https://goo.gl/T3LLzV

Unclaimed birds at…

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City of Calgary Info & Resources for evacuees. Guide for assistance & relocation to Calgary. http://goo.gl/Ugah2A

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Calgary Reception Center: University of Calgary – Dining Centre, 124 University Gate N.W. - You can pick up from here: --Personal care items --Emergency pet supplies --Transit tickets (single tickets only, not daily or monthly passes) --Calgary Recreation facility passes

Page includes info on: Help getting home Support for…

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RMWB Announces Property Visit Program for Restricted & Destroyed Areas http://goo.gl/DT83tU #ymmhelps

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"A property visit program is in place for structurally sound homes in Abasand, Beacon Hill and Waterways and destroyed homes in all areas. " http://goo.gl/DT83tU

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