Wildland fire and flood evacuation statistics

Number of First Nations flood evacuees by province or territory between April 1, 2013 and March 31, 2022 (numbers are not final)


Description of number of First Nations flood evacuees by province or territory between April 1, 2013 and March 31, 2022 (numbers are not final)
  • Nova Scotia: 495 (includes 60 long term*)
  • New Brunswick: 8
  • Quebec: 37 (includes 26 long term*)
  • Ontario: 13,071 (includes 471 long term*)
  • Manitoba: 1,705 (includes 795 long term*)
  • Saskatchewan: 1,669 (includes 5 long term*)
  • Alberta: 4,894 (includes 861 long term*)
  • British Columbia: 1,866 (includes 253 long term*)
  • Northwest Territories: 40

Total evacuees: 23,785 (includes 2,471 long term*)
*long term: more than 3 months

First Nations flood evacuations between April 1, 2013 and March 31, 2022


Description of First Nations flood evacuations between April 1, 2013 and March 31, 2022
  • 2013 to 2014: 19 short term, 6 long term*
  • 2014 to 2015: 21 short term, 13 long term*
  • 2015 to 2016: 3 short term, 1 long term*
  • 2016 to 2017: 11 short term, 6 long term*
  • 2017 to 2018: 18 short term, 5 long term*
  • 2018 to 2019: 21 short term, 2 long term*
  • 2019 to 2020: 7 short term, 5 long term*
  • 2020 to 2021: 12 short term, 3 long term*
  • 2021 to 2022: 8 short term, 13 long term*

*long term: more than 3 months

First Nations wildfire evacuees by ISC region between April 1, 2013 and March 31, 2022 (numbers are not final)


Description of First Nations wildfire evacuees by ISC region between April 1, 2013 and March 31, 2022 (numbers are not final)
  • Quebec: 654
  • Ontario: 10,453
  • Manitoba: 17,523 (includes 982 long term*)
  • Saskatchewan: 18,453
  • Alberta: 11,449
  • British Columbia: 8,802 (includes 931 long term*)
  • Yukon: 130

Total: 67,464 (includes 1,913 long term*)
*long term: more than 3 months

Number of First Nations wildfire evacuations between April 1, 2013 and March 31, 2022


Description of number of First Nations wildfire evacuations between April 1, 2013 and March 31, 2022
  • 2013 to 2014: 14 short term
  • 2014 to 2015: 7 short term
  • 2015 to 2016: 30 short term
  • 2016 to 2017: 14 short term
  • 2017 to 2018: 22 short term, 7 long term*
  • 2018 to 2019: 30 short term, 2 long term*
  • 2019 to 2020: 16 short term
  • 2020 to 2021: 4 short term, 1 long term*
  • 2021 to 2022: 48 short term, 8 long term*

*long term: more than 3 months

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