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Evacuations nearly completed in Kashechewan

Around 1,500 people have been flown out of the remote First Nation community of Kashechewan.

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Hundreds of people from Kashechewan First Nation have been evacuated since the weekend after a state of emergency was declared due to rising waters on the nearby Albany River. (Fort Albany Flood Watch/Facebook)

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