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Emergency Management / EM FAQs/Links

 

Important Phone Numbers

Contents of a 72 Hour Emergency Kit

Hazards in the Regional District

Evacuation

Evacuee Support Program

Civic Addressing - more than a number, it's a lifeline when you need it most

Shelter in Place

Links to Outside Agencies

Helpful Resources and Sample Documents  -New!

 

EM FAQs/Links FAQ's

Our Emergency Services Coordinator manages our Emergency Management Program under the authority of The Emergency Management Program Administration bylaw No. 2960, 2015.  You can contact the Emergency Services Coordinator at 250-960-4400.

Just the basics! Food, water, safety supplies and essential personal items.  This kit should be small enough to carry in case you are evacuated from your home.

Here is a list of suggested items

You should have a plan for your business and employees – it is just responsible business management.  Big or small, your ability to be ready depends on planning and preparedness.

Find out more here 

Owners are responsible for the care of their personal pets, companion animals and recreational livestock during emergencies.  In addition to building a kit for your ‘human family’ you need have supplies and transportation ready for your animals.  You will also be responsible for emergency accommodations for your animals should you have to evacuate from your home.

Find livestock kits and suggested items and ideas for pets here

Yes.  The Province of BC has policies in place to provide support to commercial livestock producers. They may receive assistance from the Regional District Emergency Program in relocating their commercial livestock during evacuation alerts - if necessary.

More information can be found here

Our local Beaverly-Mud River Farmers Institute has developed a simple Emergency Planning Worksheet for livestock owners!  Many thanks to them for agreeing to make it available for others!

Click here for an electronic copy.

For additional information contact the Emergency Services Coordinator at 250-960-4400. 

Some hazards are with us all year round while others come and go with the seasons.

Here is our general list and details about each hazard.

Call 250-960-4400 (24/7) and request contact with the Regional District Emergency Management staff for the Evacuee Support Program.

 

More information about the Evacuee Support Program

When significant public safety information is received by the Regional District, emergency preparedness warnings, alerts and notifications are posted at: 

http://www.rdffg.bc.ca/services/public-safety/warnings

Bookmark this page and check back often!
Go indoors and stay there! For more tips on being ready to shelter in place and why click here.

An Evacuation Alert means – now is the time to get ready to leave.

An Evacuation Order means – LEAVE NOW!

An Evacuation Rescind means – it is permissible to return to the area with consideration of safety concerns that may still be present.

The Regional District does not provide burning permits. The BC Wildfire Service website is the best place to get burning permit and wildfire related information. The links below will provide you with access to their home page and contact numbers should you require a permit.

http://bcwildfire.ca/index.htm
http://bcwildfire.ca/contactus/

Check out the Insurance Bureau of Canada's - Insurance 101 at http://www.ibc.ca/on/insurance-101 for some great information!

The latest information on drought in BC can be found at the BC Drought Information P​o​r​t​a​l.

If you see someone or something with the potential to pollute the environment call 1-877-952-7277 or go to http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/cos/rapp/form.htm

Anyone burning material also must comply with any local bylaws that exist for fire protection and/or air quality. Air pollution from burning of waste can generate plumes of smoke which can generate fire brands and flying debris.

More information can be found at the link below or the Ministry of Environment Fact Sheet on Burning located on the Helpful Resources and Sample Documents page.

Ministry of ENV Fact Sheet

Health alerts for communities around the Northern Health region are listed on the Northern Health website at the link below. These alerts are posted to provide Northern BC residents with information on how to protect your family's well-being and avoid illness due to a local health situation, including (but not limited to): an outbreak of a communicable disease like influenza, gastrointestinal illness or C-difficile; unsafe water conditions; a food recall, or; swimming advisories based on algae blooms.

https://northernhealth.ca/YourHealth/HealthAlerts.aspx

True, most of the land mass within the regional district is not considered High Hazard for Earthquakes however we often travel to places where earthquake hazard risks are high. The Regional District of Fraser-Fort George is committed to safeguarding our communities through the provision of emergency management and preparedness.
We live in interior BC but we travel the world and preparedness knows no borders. More additional information and great video’s can be found at: http://www.shakeoutbc.ca/

For suppliers to receive payment, the Regional District requires the following information on submitted invoices:

  • the Regional District purchase order must appear on all invoices,
  • the Emergency Management BC task number (provided by the Regional District Operation Section with the purchase order number)
  • name of person or company supplying the service,
  • date,
  • invoice number,
  • description of services rendered or items supplied,
  • breakdown of all costs for services or items,
  • if GST is being charged, the GST number must be provided,
  • taxes must be shown seperately.