To get boots on the ground to help those that are being evacuated from their town. They will need food clothing shelter and more by donating to this allows us to set up camps for people to get food and to cook for those who need help. This is quite urgent people are losing their homes and everything they own. The people need short-term help and long-term help with you donating and you receiving the tokens. You can help change people’s lives thank you and May God bless you all.
Ontario Fire Relief Fund
We started a fundraiser as a means of relief for the residents affected by the forest fires, we have support from different groups and political organizations to help people get the supplies, shelter, and support they need in these hard times every donation helps and will go straight towards helping those in need.
Relief for the residents affected by the forest fires, The 89-square-kilometer wildfire in northeastern Ontario, and Parry Sound 33 forest fire surpasses 10,000 hectares, Tuesday, July 31, 2018.
the particular concern is Parry Sound 33, which had grown by Tuesday to more than 10,000 hectares
Forest fires are becoming a major concern in the central provinces of Ontario and Quebec.
The lack of rain over the last two weeks has created dangerously dry conditions.
There have been 888 wildfires this year so far, compared to an annual average of 517 over the past 10 years. There have been 888 forest fires reported in Ontario thus far this year. The province’s 10-year average at this point of the year is 517.
The ministry said there were 39 active fires in northeastern Ontario on Monday afternoon and more than 100 in the northwest region. Of those, 44 fires were still raging out of control.
In northern Ontario, a state of emergency was declared this in the Temagami region.
The nearby Henvey Inlet First Nation has been evacuated due to the fire. About 120 Henvey Inlet residents are being put up in a hotel in Sudbury, Ont.
An evacuation alert was issued Monday night for the community of Alban, covering approximately 1,000 people.
Fifteen of the 41 fires in northeastern Ontario is considered to be out of control.
A firefighter from Alberta died on Thursday while fighting a fire near the town of Red Lake, Ont., about 100 kilometers east of the Manitoba boundary. He was identified as Jerry Gadwa, a resident of Kehewin Cree Nation.
“We are one country and we look out for one another. Mr. Gadwa and his fellow firefighters were in Ontario fighting to defend the well-being of their fellow Canadians,” Notley said in a statement. “The sacrifice they and their families make is extraordinary and is felt heavily in hearts throughout Alberta and across Canada.” There is currently more than 200 Alberta firefighter deployed in other provinces, with the majority in Ontario.
Jerry Gadwa, of the Kehewin Cree Nation in northern Alberta, died while supporting fire suppression efforts in Red Lake, Ont.