OTTAWA, July 05, 2014 – The Government of Canada is providing support to Manitobans in response to flooding in the province. A formal request for assistance was made by the Government of Manitoba on July 4th.
The Government Operations Centre is working with the Manitoba Emergency Measures Organization and federal partners to determine the needs of the province as the situation unfolds. Based on this assessment federal organizations will contribute available resources to flood response. Additionally the Canadian Armed Forces have sent a reconnaissance team to western Manitoba to assess conditions and best determine what kind of assistance the military can provide in this situation.
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