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Mi’kmaw communities still cleaning up from Fiona prepare for the next hurricane season – CBC

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 202385 Views

May 31, 2023

First Nations updating emergency plans in wake of last September’s storm

Mi’kmaw communities still recovering from post-tropical storm Fiona are applying lessons learned from last September’s storm to preparations for the upcoming hurricane season.

Post-tropical storm Fiona caused close to $660 million in insured damages in Atlantic Canada and caused widespread power outages.

Jeff Ward, a committee member for the emergency management office at Membertou First Nation on Cape Breton Island, estimates Fiona caused over $1 million in damages in his community.

Ward is also the general manager of the Membertou Heritage Park — a space dedicated to the community’s history — and said cleanup work is still ongoing.

“I don’t know if they’ll ever really finish and how we’ll ever recover,” Ward said.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/mikmaw-ns-hurricane-plans-1.6859577

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