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Peguis First Nation has announced a state of emergency over its second flood this year

Last week's heavy rains pushed floods across riverbanks to the facilities of Peguis First Nations, and they declared another state of emergency.

"People are tired and frustrated," said Chief Glen Hudson.

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This is the second emergency for Peguis this year as the community is still working on flood damage and evacuation early this spring.

According to Hudson, about 1,900 people were still evacuated due to flood damage, of which about 80 were last week.

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Hudson said the federal government and states helped his community create long-term solutions. He states that he needs the government.

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"We want to spend the summer vacation like all other Manitoba and Canada. "Hudson said. "Unless we get long-term flood mitigation, we can't enjoy anything. That's what we deserve as indigenous people."

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