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Images from the Alberta Flooding

A helicopter carrying evacuated residents lands on a road in High river, Alta. Heavy rains have caused flooding, closed roads, and forced evacuation in High River, Alta., Thursday, June 20, 2013.
A helicopter carrying evacuated residents lands on a road in High river, Alta. Heavy rains have caused flooding, closed roads, and forced evacuation in High River, Alta., Thursday, June 20, 2013. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

The RCMP have confirmed that three people have died as a result of flooding in the High River, Alberta area.

A woman who was last seen being swept away in the Longview area of the Highwood River with her camper has still not been found.

Flood waters in Southern Albert have displaced thousands of people from their homes, prompting Canadian Forces to ready 1,200 troops  to provide humanitarian aid.

“Currently we have 600 soldiers either already in southern Alberta, or on the way to southern Alberta from Edmonton,” said Canadian Forces west spokeswoman Lt. Jennifer Wright on Friday morning.

WATCH: Man kayaking down the street in his neighbourhood near Bow River     

Calgary’s mayor Naheed Nenshi says just over two dozen neighbourhoods have been evacuated and most of the estimated 75,000 displaced people are staying with family and friends.

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Nenshi said another 1,500 people are in evacuation centres.

Global News has compiled some of the compelling imagery from the Alberta floods.

Children dropped off cards at Calgary Emergency Operations Centre thanking first responders for saving lives and helping people during the Alberta flood 2013. (Global News).
Children dropped off cards at Calgary Emergency Operations Centre thanking first responders for saving lives and helping people during the Alberta flood 2013. (Global News).
Intense flooding continues across southern Alberta.
Intense flooding continues across southern Alberta. Tamara Elliott/Global News
Intense flooding continues across southern Alberta.
Intense flooding continues across southern Alberta.
Intense flooding continues across southern Alberta.
Intense flooding continues across southern Alberta.
Intense flooding continues across southern Alberta.
Intense flooding continues across southern Alberta.
Intense flooding continues across southern Alberta.
Intense flooding continues across southern Alberta.

Gallery: Social media images of Calgary flood

Gallery: Alberta residents evacuate flooded areas

Residents ride on the side of a tanker truck as they are evacuated after heavy rains caused flooding, closed roads, and forced evacuation in High River, Alta., Thursday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh).
Residents ride on the side of a tanker truck as they are evacuated after heavy rains caused flooding, closed roads, and forced evacuation in High River, Alta., Thursday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh).
A helicopter carrying evacuated residents lands on a road in High river, Alta. Heavy rains have caused flooding, closed roads, and forced evacuation in High River, Alta., Thursday, June 20, 2013.
A helicopter carrying evacuated residents lands on a road in High river, Alta. Heavy rains have caused flooding, closed roads, and forced evacuation in High River, Alta., Thursday, June 20, 2013. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)
Roger Poirier, holds his family's cat, Smartie, as his wife Crystal looks on after rescuing it from their flooded house in High river, Alta.
Roger Poirier, holds his family's cat, Smartie, as his wife Crystal looks on after rescuing it from their flooded house in High river, Alta. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)
Residents watch flooding along Cougar Creek June 20, 2013 in Canmore, Alberta, Canada. Widespread flooding caused by torrential rains washed out bridges and roads prompting the evacuation of thousnds. (Photo by John Gibson/Getty Images).
Residents watch flooding along Cougar Creek June 20, 2013 in Canmore, Alberta, Canada. Widespread flooding caused by torrential rains washed out bridges and roads prompting the evacuation of thousnds. (Photo by John Gibson/Getty Images). John Gibson/Getty Images
Two men use a fishing boat to rescue residents from a neighborhood after heavy rains caused flooding, closed roads, and forced evacuation in High River, Alta., Thursday, June 20, 2013. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh).
Two men use a fishing boat to rescue residents from a neighborhood after heavy rains caused flooding, closed roads, and forced evacuation in High River, Alta., Thursday, June 20, 2013. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh).
A police car sits stranded in a parking lot of an apartment building after heavy rains have caused flooding, closed roads, and forced evacuation in Calgary, Alta.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh.
A police car sits stranded in a parking lot of an apartment building after heavy rains have caused flooding, closed roads, and forced evacuation in Calgary, Alta. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh.
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A man on a tricycle checks out the Highway 1X after Cougar Creek overflowed its banks June 20, 2013 in Canmore, Alberta. (Photo by John Gibson/Getty Images).
A man on a tricycle checks out the Highway 1X after Cougar Creek overflowed its banks June 20, 2013 in Canmore, Alberta. (Photo by John Gibson/Getty Images).
James Gaetz, a an employee of a dog grooming business, carries a dog to a waiting owner during flooding in Medicine Hat, Alta. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh).
James Gaetz, a an employee of a dog grooming business, carries a dog to a waiting owner during flooding in Medicine Hat, Alta. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh).

WATCH: Emergency crews work to rescue stranded residents

Gallery: Owner and cat swim to safety during Alberta Flooding

Kevan Yaets and his cat Momo had to swim to safety after his pickup truck was swept away after the Highwood River overflowed its banks in High River, south of Calgary. Check out these dramatic photos captured by Canadian Press photographer Jordan Verlage.

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Kevan Yaets crawls out the back window of his pickup truck with his cat Momo as the flood waters sweep him downstream and submerge the cab in High River, Alta. on June 20, 2013 after the Highwood River overflowed its banks.  Jordan Verlage / The Canadian Press
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Kevan Yaets crawls out the back window of his pickup truck with his cat Momo as the flood waters sweep him downstream and submerge the cab in High River, Alta. on June 20, 2013 after the Highwood River overflowed its banks. Jordan Verlage / The Canadian Press .
Kevan Yaets crawls out the back window of his pickup truck with his cat Momo as flood waters sweep him downstream and submerge the cab in High River, Alberta on June 20, 2013 after the Highwood River overflowed its banks. Jordan Verlage / The Canadian Press
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Kevan Yaets crawls out the back window of his pickup truck with his cat Momo as flood waters sweep him downstream and submerge the cab in High River, Alberta on June 20, 2013 after the Highwood River overflowed its banks. Jordan Verlage / The Canadian Press .
Kevan Yaets swims after his cat Momo to safety as the flood waters sweep him downstream after submerging his truck in High River, Alberta on Thursday, June 20, 2013 after the Highwood River overflowed its banks.  Jordan Verlage / The Canadian Press
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Kevan Yaets swims after his cat Momo to safety as the flood waters sweep him downstream after submerging his truck in High River, Alberta on Thursday, June 20, 2013 after the Highwood River overflowed its banks. Jordan Verlage / The Canadian Press .
Kevan Yaets swims after his cat Momo to safety as the flood waters sweep him downstream and submerge the cab in High River, Alberta on June 20, 2013 after the Highwood River overflowed its banks.  Jordan Verlage / The Canadian Press
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Kevan Yaets swims after his cat Momo to safety as the flood waters sweep him downstream and submerge the cab in High River, Alberta on June 20, 2013 after the Highwood River overflowed its banks. Jordan Verlage / The Canadian Press .
Kevan Yaets swims after his cat Momo to safety as the flood waters sweep him downstream and submerge the cab in High River, Alberta on June 20, 2013 after the Highwood River overflowed its banks.
Kevan Yaets swims after his cat Momo to safety as the flood waters sweep him downstream and submerge the cab in High River, Alberta on June 20, 2013 after the Highwood River overflowed its banks. Jordan Verlage / The Canadian Press
Kevan Yaets and his cat Momo are led to safety excaping his pick-up swept downstream in High River, Alta. on June 20, 2013 after the Highwood River overflowed its banks.  Jordan Verlage / The Canadian Press
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Kevan Yaets and his cat Momo are led to safety excaping his pick-up swept downstream in High River, Alta. on June 20, 2013 after the Highwood River overflowed its banks. Jordan Verlage / The Canadian Press .
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Kevan Yaets and his cat Momo are led to safety escaping his pickup truck swept downstream in High River, Alta. on June 20, 2013 after the Highwood River overflowed its banks.  Jordan Verlage / The Canadian Press

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Kevan Yaets and his cat Momo are led to safety escaping his pickup truck swept downstream in High River, Alta. on June 20, 2013 after the Highwood River overflowed its banks. Jordan Verlage / The Canadian Press .

Watch: Bow River evacuations continue

Fri, Jun 21 : Sarah Offin updates the situation at the Bow River where residents continue to be rescued and evacuated. The water is so high that emergency crews can drive boats down the streets.

Twitter reaction to the Alberta flooding

— Laureen Harper (@Laureen_Harper_) June 20, 2013

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Residents of #HighRiver evacuated due to #ABflood. Visited 15 yrs ago – gorgeous place. Thoughts to all! #ABstorm @weathernetwork

— Toby White (@tobywhite) June 20, 2013

Watch: A house is carried away by Alberta flood waters

Map of Alberta Flooding

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Alberta flooding. The Canadian Press