Alberta has declared a state of emergency in the oilsands community of Fort McMurray. Raging wildfires have forced more than 80,000 people from their homes in the largest wildfire evacuation in its history, as explosive fire conditions ravage homes and business. On Wednesday, the Alberta Minister of Municipal Affairs, declared it a province-wide state of emergency. ERDO is currently accepting donations, and developing a response strategy alongside trusted church partners responding to the needs in Fort McMurray. Click here to learn more. http://erdo.ca/alberta-wildfire-crisis
For more on the Alberta District's call to prayer for Fort McMurray, click here.