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Edmonton Reception Centre Available for Fort McMurray Evacuees

The City of Edmonton's Emergency Support Response Team will be opening a temporary reception centre for evacuees from Fort McMurray who are in need of accommodation. Northlands has made Hall D available for evacuees who are in need of a place to stay.

The doors will open at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2016.

Cots, food and water will be available.

Location: Northlands, Edmonton Expo Centre, Hall D

Address: 7515 118 Ave NW, Edmonton

Parking for vehicles and RVs will be available.

Red Cross has set up a family reunification number for Fort McMurray evacuees: 1-888-350-6070

Please note: media is not permitted inside Northlands.

Media Contact:

Holly Budd
City of Edmonton Emergency Operations Centre Communications

City of Edmonton