In­for­ma­tion for af­fected res­i­dents:

The Drumheller Mail - - ALBERTA STRONG -

Men­tal health sup­port is avail­able by call­ing Al­berta’s 24hour Men­tal Health Help Line at 1-877-303-2642. Monday night, 15,789 peo­ple par­tic­i­pated in a tele­phone town hall to re­ceive up­dated in­for­ma­tion for evac­uees. Additional tele­phone town halls have been sched­uled from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. on Wed­nes­day May 11 and Thurs­day May 12. All evac­uees are en­cour­aged to par­tic­i­pate and re­ceive in- for­ma­tion on im­por­tant top­ics such as get­ting ac­cess to pre­paid debit cards and progress be­ing made to bat­tle the fires. Evac­uees who have reg­is­tered their cell­phone num­bers and emer­gency con­tact num­bers with the Red Cross will be phoned be­fore 7:00 p.m. on the evening of a call. All evac­uees should reg­is­ter with the Red Cross – no mat­ter where you are cur­rently. This will help en­sure you have ac­cess to the ser­vices you may need, in­clud­ing ac­cess to emer­gency fi­nan­cial as­sis­tance. Reg­is­ter: online at, RedCross.ca or via phone at 1-888350-6070. If doc­u­ments, such as driver’s li­cences or ID cards, were left be­hind dur­ing the evac­u­a­tion, new cards can be is­sued free of charge at a registry agent. A list of registry lo­ca­tions can be found at the Ser­vice Al­berta web­site at www.ser­viceal­berta.gov.ab.ca.

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