ARCHIVED - AANDC support for flood preparedness in Saskatchewan First Nation Communities
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AANDC is working with the Province of Saskatchewan, Public Safety Canada, Health Canada, the RCMP and other relevant agencies to ensure First Nations are prepared for potential flooding this spring. Specifically, AANDC works with First Nations vulnerable to flooding to determine their needs, develop work plans and fund preparedness measures.
The following table provides information on flood preparedness support in Saskatchewan First Nations.
|Community||Funding Approved||Preparedness Measures Funded|
|Carry The Kettle First Nation||$ 43,200||Roads repairs, clearing and repair of culverts and excess snow removal.|
|Cowessess First Nation||$ 52,500||Clearing of impacted drainage culverts, beaver dam removal and snow removal.|
|Day Star First Nation||$ 30,000||Installation of 5 drainage culverts to improve drainage.|
|Fishing Lake First Nation||$ 106,500||Drainage works to improve surface drainage and increase road elevations in low lying areas.|
|Kawacatoose First Nation||$ 350,000||Culvert replacement, increase of road elevations as well as high capacity drainage pumps, and associated piping.|
|Little Black Bear First Nation||$ 50,000||Road repairs, installation of up to 6 culverts and clearing of impacted culverts and drainage pathways.|
|Muscowpetung First Nation||$ 60,000||Snow removal and clearing of impacted culverts and drainage pathways.|
|Muskowekwan First Nation||$ 30,000||Road repair and elevation to prevent overtopping.|
|Nekaneet First Nation||$ 55,650||Excess snow removal, regarding of homes to ensure positive drainage.|
|Okanese First Nation||$ 50,000||Road repairs, installation of up to 6 culverts and clearing of impacted culverts and drainage pathways.|
|Pasqua First Nation||$ 129,600||Sump pump replacements, snow removal and clearing of impacted culverts and drainage pathways.|
|Peepeekisis First Nation||$ 50,000||Road repairs, installation of up to 6 culverts and clearing of impacted culverts and drainage pathways.|
|Red Earth First Nation||$ 23,600||Clearing of impacted drainage culverts to ensure proper drainage.|
|Star Blanket First Nation||$ 50,000|
|Saskatchewan Watershed Authority||$ 1,100,000||Equipment and supplies: steamers, sandbags, pump, hoses, generators to keep water moving, etc. These supplies are ready to use and are currently being dispatched to the communities as requested.|
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