RESPONDING TO DISASTERS IN WEST CARLETON
Disaster Recovery Assistance has been activated for the 2023 Ottawa River Flood.
Whether you have had minor or major damage DRAO is here to help.
Application are due Nov 10, 2023. We have assisted many residents with their applications through our past disasters and are ready to lend you a hand. Please contact us for assistance or advice.
Please see our 2023 Flood page from more information.
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
CONCERTS IN THE PARK - 27th Year
Get your calendars ready for a July of family fun at Fitzroy Provincial Park!
Join your neighbours and WCDR every Thursday night in July for the 27th season of "Concerts in the Park" series.
We've got an incredible lineup this year: Eddy and the Sting Rays (July 6th), The Fabulous Heartbeats (July 13th), Jamie McMunn and the Family Tradition (July 20th), and Ambush (July 27th).
It's a free event, but your voluntary donations will support West Carleton Disaster Relief and the CHEO Foundation.
Shoutout to Waste Management for being our main sponsor and our awesome City Councillor Clarke Kelly for helping out!
Don't forget to bring your lawn chairs and arrive early to indulge in a delicious BBQ dinner from 6 to 7 pm, courtesy of Ottawa West Community Robotics and 1st West Carleton Scouting.
Let's groove to the rhythm of the past and make unforgettable memories together!
Thank you to the residents of Constance Bay for supporting our scrap metal and e-waste drive.
Thank you to the panel of experts who shared valuable information on preparedness for our residents.