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Site: Champlain Township

Service: Flooding - Champlain Township - 26 April 2019

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Alternate Name 2019 Flood ; Flood 2019
Description and Services
Description (Service) Last updated on May 24th at 9:30 am.

Disaster event --- Flooding in Champlain Township

Latest news: Champlain, May 10, 2019 - "In anticipation of the receding flood water levels, Champlain Township is preparing to assist in the clean-up efforts of those affected by the flood.

The Township will be providing one 30 or 40 yard waste container in each of the following areas; Domaine Chartrand, Dufour St., Montpetit St., and Des Chalets St. These waste containers will be available to dispose of any building, house, and yard materials etc. that were damaged and not salvageable. These containers are strictly for use by those properties affected by the 2019 flood. If you have any tree branches, logs or stumps, please do not deposit them into these waste containers, you will be permitted to bring them to the Municipal Landfill Site, free of charge. We ask that you contact the Township’s Administration Office at 613-678-3003 to register your property information so that we can generate a list for the Landfill Site Attendant."

Municipal press releases will be available on the Township's website or on their Facebook page

Road closures: visit http://municipal511.ca for information
Ferries to Quebec: the Bourbonnais ferry in Cumberland has reopened * all other local ferries remain closed

Information for affected residents:
* Champlain has enough sandbags for all residents who might be affected by the flooding but the bags will be given out by priority, only after a site survey has been done by the municipality and only to protect houses. In order to obtain sandbags, residents can drop by the distribution site at the Champlain Fire Station, 10 Elgin St, L'Orignal.
* Residents on well water are encouraged not to drink or use their well water * for more information, visit the Eastern Ontario Health Unit's page: Guidance for Well Owners During and After a Flood * well water testing kits are available at Health Unit locations (see locations here)
* L'Orignal residents who need to evacuate can go to an emergency shelter set up at the Clarence Creek Area (418 Lemay St, Clarence Creek) * call 2-1-1 to access the shelter after hours
* Town of Hawkesbury offering access to Robert Hartley Sports Complex to affected residents. Take a shower, fill water bottles, charge electronic devices or use wifi at: 425 Cartier Blvd, Hawkesbury * Mon-Fri 6 am-10 pm
* Free Construction Permits available for affected residents. Contact the Building Department Office at 613-675-4727 to apply.

Important numbers:
* Town Hall: week days 613-678-3003 * after hours 613-632-4111

Support services: * Hawkesbury and District General Hospital's Mental Health and Addictions services offering psychological support at 1-844-304-1414: anyone experiencing stress, anxiety, anger, and fear can call * available Mon, Tue, Fri 8:30 am-5 pm * Wed-Thu 8:30 am-8 pm
* 24 hour crisis line: 1-866-996-0991
* Valoris is offering lunches for children of affected families upon their return to school * clothes, furniture, and emergency funds also available to cover children's basic needs * call 1-800-675-6168 to apply

Volunteering Opportunities: none reported for the time being

Donations: none reported for the time being

Disaster Recovery Information:

Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians: activated for Champlain Township * for more information, click here * deadline to apply is September 4th, 2019
Eligibility Residents
Languages English ; French
Service Categories Disaster Equipment and Supplies ; Disaster Recovery Services ; Disaster Related Shelter Services ; General Disaster Information
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