Ville de Gatineau
UPDATE : Gatineau is working on opening an accommodation center and municipal teams continue cleaning operations
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Ville de Gatineau
News release
UPDATE : Gatineau is working on opening an accommodation center and municipal teams continue cleaning operations

Gatineau, September 21, 2018. - The emergency center at the Gabrielle-Roy Pavilion in the Cégep de l'Outaouais, in Hull sector, will become a temporary shelter. Psychological support will be offered to those affected by the Integrated Health and Social Services Center (CISSO).

Quick facts

Operations in progress

Clean-up of public roads to secure streets continues by the municipal employees.
Inspections are in progress. Approximately 60 firefighters are within the perimeter to inspect and secure the premises and provide assistance if needed.
More than 30 police officers secure the perimeter.
The map below represents the main perimeter affected
The City works with all its partners: Red Cross, CISSO, Gazifère, Hydro-Québec, Ministry of Health and Social Services (MSSS), SPCA, Cégep de l'Outaouais and Ambulance St-Jean.
Citizen security is the City's first concern. The City is asking victims whose property has been damaged and who have been evacuated not to attempt to return to their homes until the authorities have indicated that the premises are safe.
The City thanks all citizens who wish to offer their help. At the moment, it is too soon to specify the needs. In the event of a need for volunteers, we will announce it.
A mobile command post has been deployed and the Emergency Response Center is open.
To date, 287 calls have been made to 3-1-1. The requests deal in particular with damage on the public road, request for help, voluntary offer.
If you notice damage on public roads, contact 3-1-1. If you are concerned about your health or safety, contact 9-1-1.

Advices in case of violents winds

When the wind abates

Watch out for debris such as tin, glass or other sharp objects.
Do not touch power lines lying on the ground or hanging, because they may be live. Contact Hydro-Québec.
Never enter a building that has been damaged by wind


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Ville de Gatineau
Marie-Hélène Rivard
Chef, relations publiques,
Service des communications
Ville de Gatineau

À propos de Gatineau

Reconnue pour sa qualité de vie, Gatineau est une ville de 292 000 habitants. Elle est située sur la rive nord de la rivière des Outaouais, et s'étend à l'est et à l'ouest de la rivière Gatineau.

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