HELP­ING HANDS

Kayak (Canada) - - FEATURE STORY -

Ibe­fore to find out t is eas­ier now than ever it hap­pens. And about a dis­as­ter soon af­ter to those who it’s also eas­ier to get help in Canada to have need it. We are very lucky pitch in when fires, so many peo­ple ready to make life hard floods,storms or other dis­as­ters af­fected. for those who have been wrong, like the When some­thing huge goes

1998 ice storm or 1996 Sague­nay flood,the Cana­di­ans of­ten the 2013 Cal­gary flood, men and look to the mil­i­tary. Trained to help peo­ple women in uni­form are there in trucks or even get out of dan­ger on foot, or­ga­nize shel­ter by he­li­copter. They can also had to leave and food for those who have help with the their homes. And they of­ten up af­ter hard, tir­ing work of clean­ing a dis­as­ter.

work of bat­tling fires only do the ex­haust­ing Fire­fight­ers not to res­cue peo­ple they also re­act quickly staff, in forests and towns, emer­gency ser­vices work­ers such as or are in trou­ble. Med­i­cal have been hurt care for those who doc­tors and nurses out by a dis­as­ter. know scared and stressed who groups of vol­un­teers

There are also or­ga­nized as the Que­bec Search emer­gency, such what to do in an Cana­dian Avalanche As­so­ci­a­tion, the and Res­cue Vol­un­teer the Cana­dian St. John Am­bu­lance, Dog Res­cue As­so­ci­a­tion, oth­ers. Red Cross and many and when dis­as­ter strikes Time and time again, Cana­di­ans also do help is needed, or­di­nary food for Whether it’s mak­ing amaz­ing things. to open­ing their homes emer­gency work­ers, sand­bags lost theirs, filling peo­ple who have back or a thou­sand to keep flood wa­ters strangers neigh­bours and other kind­nesses, to help out. are of­ten the first

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