06/25/2013 05:45 EDT | Updated 06/25/2013 10:22 EDT

Alberta Flooding Pictures, A Look At The Most Moving Photos

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As Alberta dealt with the aftermath of a flood that washed through towns and resulted in thousands of evacuations, some photos captured moments that were truly worth a thousand words.

Whether it was a much needed hug given to a police officer, or a sincere thanks from Alberta Premier Alison Redford to Capt. Jill Bristow for relief efforts, here are some of the most moving photos from the Alberta flood.

Photo gallery Most Moving Photos From The Alberta Flood See Gallery