RESPONDING TO DISASTERS IN WEST CARLETON
2023 FLOOD WATCH ENDED
It is time to start removing your sandbags.
The City of Ottawa will start collecting unused sandbags and materials from sandbag filling locations Tuesday May 23. They will then move on to used sandbags and storm debris. Building materials and other damaged flood materials will be picked up with regular garbage.
Please see our 2023 Flood page from more information.
Contact us if you need assistance.
We have limited volunteer resources and will have to prioritize our assistance, please complete the form below if you need help with sandbag & debris removal or with removing damaged building materials from your home.
CLEAN UP VOLUNTEERS
PLEASE HELP ONE MORE TIME
Your efforts so far has helped WCDR to save homes throughout West Carleton. The water has receded and now it's Clean Up Time!
Saturday May 27 & Sunday May 28 9am-3pm - come help our team of volunteers remove sandbags. Lunch will be provided.
If you are able to help please sign up.
DONATE TO HELP FLOOD VICTIMS
West Carleton Disaster Relief is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting West Carleton residents when disaster strikes. Please consider donating to help us assist families during this flood. All donations are use to support the volunteer response and residents during active flooding and through to recovery.
Business sponsors are welcome email email@example.com
We are here for you.
When the tornado struck Kinburn and Dunrobin and the second flood in 3 years struck our Ottawa river neighbours in and around Constance Bay, West Carleton Disaster Relief was there.
The volunteers of West Carleton Disaster Relief (WCDR) focus on disaster response in West Carleton, providing assistance to affected neighbours in times of crisis through volunteer management and effective coordination of local recovery efforts. With a core of dedicated volunteers, WCDR brings
the power of a strong network of multi-skilled community volunteers with extensive local knowledge disaster response experience to the preparation for, response to, and recovery from, all manner of disasters.
By aiding victims of disasters and fostering greater resilience in our community with emergency preparedness activities, WCDR continues to demonstrate its commitment to making a positive difference during difficult times.
UPCOMING EVENTS & ACTIVITES
Thank you to the panel of experts who shared valuable information on preparedness for our residents.