Ward 9 Update

The City of Ottawa remains in Enhanced Operations with the Emergency Operations Centre mobilized.


Response and recovery operations continue in Arlington Woods and Craig Henry.


Over the long weekend, with significant coordination efforts from City staff, Samaritan’s Purse and the Ottawa Volunteer Search And Rescue team, providing guidance and supervision of volunteers, clean up of forestry and structural debris continued. Site support was provided by many City Departments within their expertise: transit operations, volunteer management, waste removal, forestry services, and supervision / management. City departments received assistance from; Ontario’s Emergency Medical Assistance Team, St. Johns Ambulance, Red Cross, and the Salvation Army.


The Red Cross is in the process of reaching out to registered individuals who are in need. We are encouraging anyone impacted by the tornadoes to register with the Red Cross if they haven’t done so already. Individuals can register by calling 1-800-863-6582.The Red Cross has set up at the Woodvale Pentecostal Church, to receive applications; Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays.


Local agencies such as FAMSAC; 613-820-5428 and The Nepean, Rideau and Osgoode Community Resource Centre (NROCRC); 613-596-5626 are available if you need assistance.



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