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From the floodwaters: Siksika Nation and the Bow River flood – Insights for public health responses to long-term evacuation

August 2021

From the floodwaters:
Siksika Nation and the Bow River flood
communities in Canada and
– Insights for public health responses
to long-term evacuation

This case study by the National Collaborating Centres for Public Health (NCCPH) explores the evacuation of Siksika Nation following the Bow River flood in 2013. It includes insight into the health and social impacts of the evacuation and the role of public health to support long-term emergency planning and recovery.

This resource is one of three knowledge products developed by the National Collaborating Centres for Public Health (NCCHP) to explore knowledge gaps and inform priorities for public health responses to long-term evacuations, including the impact of natural disasters on First Nations Communities.

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