disaster

At least 11 dead in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas after severe weather roars across region

At least 11 dead in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas after severe weather roars across region

May 26, 2024 | 9:45am
VALLEY VIEW, Texas (AP) — Powerful storms killed at least 11 people and left a wide trail of destruction Sunday across Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas after obliterating homes and destroying a truck stop where drivers took shelter during the latest deadly weather to strike the central U.S. Seven deaths were reported in Cooke County, Texas, […]
An Organization we count on, counts on volunteers.  The Canadian Red Cross

An Organization we count on, counts on volunteers. The Canadian Red Cross

Apr 16, 2024 | 5:00am
The Red Cross has been part of Canada since confederation in 1867. The Red Cross movement first swept through Europe, and the idea quickly found its away across the Atlantic Ocean by the late 1800’s. Since then, The Canadian Red Cross has been a beacon of hope in a disaster. Its an organization that counts […]

Dark and stormy nights have led to damage to Regina homes

Jun 8, 2023 | 11:41am

A widespread downpour drenched much of the city last night as part of a thunderstorm that rumbled through. Again. It’s the third time in the last couple of weeks storms have flooded intersections and underpasses, and in some cases, basements. Mike Payne with Restorex Disaster Restoration said it hasn’t just been one area of the […]

Prepare for the Worst During “Emergency Preparedness Week”

May 9, 2023 | 5:22am

We have already seen some emergency evacuations in Saskatchewan, and even more so in Alberta already this spring, so it helps to drive home the point of “Emergency Preparedness Week” across the country this week. Having a basic first aid kit and an emergency kit are two essential pieces to being prepared to be on […]

Are you Ready? It’s Emergency Preparedness Week in Saskatchewan

May 3, 2022 | 2:37pm

Preparation is key to surviving, or enduring a major storm or other catastrophe. This week, is emergency preparedness week in Saskatchewan. “Emergencies can happen without warning but there are simple steps that residents can take to prepare to themselves and their families,” said Fire Chief Layne Jackson in a news release. “This week, I urge […]