The chief of Neskantaga First Nation said he is appalled by the response from the federal government to his request for emergency evacuations due to a water crisis in the community.

Fed up with the lack of help, the community about 450 kilometres north of Thunder Bay began to evacuate on its own on Sunday.

After a water pump broke down last week, residents of the community, have very little or no water in their homes, and the water they do have is not being treated.

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