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So far, he's donated $35,000 to $40,000 to charities that helped out with the disaster.
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When people talk about disasters, many focus on the earliest terrifying moments -- images of families in Alberta fleeing the wildfires, and wading through chest-high water from flooded homes in High River, or the rubble and wreckage where homes once stood in the days following the earthquake in Nepal. The often misunderstood reality is that the initial days, weeks and even months after a destructive event are just the start of a long, painful recovery.
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The Alberta government says the Fort McMurray fire has crept into Saskatchewan.
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Kimberly Parsons is now staying with her brother in Grande Cache and can't get back to the camp for her passport.
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Provincial officials say the fire is near an energy industry plant and is burning on either side of Highway 43.
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I have been fortunate to be able to assist on the ground with disaster relief in communities across Alberta including the Slave Lake fire in 2011 and the Calgary floods in 2013, and I've learned that cash donations, even small ones, are by far the most effective way to help those recovering from a disaster.
Government of Alberta
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley said it's the largest fire evacuation in provincial history.
There are 84 wildfires right now - down considerably from a few weeks ago.
Those studying the issue say the human toll of wildfire needs to be balanced against the reality that vulnerable forests are going to burn either way -- especially given the mounting pressures presented by climate change.
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Soldiers began helping crews fight wildfires threatening communities in northern Saskatchewan on Wednesday, as other western provinces called in help from foreign countries.About 360 troops were build...
Government of Alberta
There are about three dozen wildfires burning right now, although only one is considered out of control.
EDMONTON - Cool, wet weather is helping crews in Alberta get more of a grip on wildfires.Provincial officials say there are about three dozen fires burning across the province, including four that are...
Alberta government officials have lifted a provincewide fire ban due to improved conditions and the efforts of firefighters. As of Sunday, only five wildfires were burning out of control across the pr...