DEW heater, transported in DEW trailer aid in relief of natural disaster (ice storm, 24 Jan 17) in NB.
MISCOU, NB – Miscou Island residents Geraldine Ward and her sister Lina Ward watch as members of 4th Artillery Regiment (General Support) prepare to blow hot air into their house using a portable heater to warm their house up after 9 days without electricity on February 2, 2017. The military conducted door-to-door checks to ensure residents were safe as one of the many tasks during Operation LENTUS in New Brunswick. (Photo by WO Jerry Kean/5 Canadian Division Public Affairs)
More information on Operation LENTUS 17-01.
When a major natural disaster occurs in Canada, provincial and territorial authorities are the first to respond. If the province or territory becomes overwhelmed by the disaster, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) is ready to help. This assistance is known as Operation LENTUS.
More information on Operation LENTUS.