The Canadian Press

2013-06-22 | Weather Alberta Flooding

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As rain-swollen rivers burst their banks across southern Alberta, more than a dozen towns declared states of emergency, with entire communities including High River and Bragg Creek under mandatory evacuation orders. Alberta Premier Alison Redford said the damage in downtown High River was heartbreaking. (On June 24th, the Alberta government approved one-billion dollars to kick start the first phase of recovery. It provided pre-loaded debit cards to displaced residents to help with their immediate housing needs and day-to-day purchases. Those who qualified received $1,250 per adult and 500-dollars per child.)

Date: 2013-06-22
Placeline: HIGH RIVER, Alberta.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << this is a street where people lived and where people shopped him where people grew up for generations and it's going to be different the world changed two days ago it changed her family to change for businesses that change for us to the provincial government it changed and then we're going to respond to that change but it's it's very sad it is a sad day >>


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