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EOC Update: Evacuation Alert RESCINDED For 41 Properties East of Oliver in Electoral Area “C”

Evacuation Alert RESCINDED For 41 Properties in the McKinney Creek Area East of Oliver in Electoral Area “C.”

August 11, 2019 12:00pm

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EOC Update: Evacuation Alert RESCINDED For Properties North of Oliver in Electoral Area "C"

Evacuation Alert RESCINDED For Properties North of Oliver in Electoral Area “C”

August 11, 2019 12:00pm

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EOC Update: Expansion of Evacuation Alert in Electoral Area "C"

Due to potential changes in weather conditions with the Eagle Bluff wildfire in Electoral Area “C”, the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) has expanded the Evacuation Alert to 41 properties in the McKinney Creek area.

August 7, 2019 8:00 pm

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EOC Update: Evacuation Alert in Electoral Area "C"

The Evacuation Alert remains in effect for the properties the may be affected by the Eagle Bluff wildfire that are in the vicinity of Gallagher Lake, north of Oliver.

August 5, 2019 7:00pm

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EOC Update: Evacuation Alert in Electoral Area "C"

An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the RDOS EOC  in the vicinity of Gallagher Lake, north of Oliver.

August 5, 2019 2:00 am

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EOC Update: Evacuation Alert RESCINDED For 10 Properties in Electoral Area “B”

An Evacuation Alert issued by the RDOS EOC on July 26, 2019 in Cawston, west of Osoyoos is RESCINDED.

 July 29, 2019 

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EOC Update: Evacuation Alert For 10 Properties in Cawston area in Electoral Area “B”

An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen Emergency Operations Centre (RDOS EOC). The RDOS EOC has placed 10 properties under Evacuation Alert due to the Richter Mountain Wildfire.

July 26, 2019

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EOC Update: Park Rill Flood Response Feasibility Study

The purpose of this report is to review available information for Park Rill Creek and to develop alternatives to upgrade the watercourse to a design standard capable of handling a 1 in 200-year flood event. A report summarizing a flood response feasibility study for Twin Lakes has also been prepared and should be reviewed in conjunction to this report.

July 9, 2019

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EOC Update: Prepare Now for Wildfire Season

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Mass Notification System.

July 4, 2019

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EOC Update: Help prevent wildfires this long weekend

Human-caused fires are completely preventable and unnecessarily divert crucial firefighting resources away from naturally occurring wildfires.

June 28, 2019

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News from Animal Lifeline Emergency Response Team (ALERT)

ALERT is reminding everyone to develop a household emergency plan that includes pets and livestock.

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EOC Update: Environment Canada Special Weather Statement

Environment Canada has issued a weather alert for the Okanagan Valley.

May 23, 2019 12:30 pm

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Evacuation Alert RESCINDED For 14 Properties in Electoral Area “B”

Evacuation Alerts issued by RDOS EOC on May 13 & 14, 2019 are RESCINDED.

May 16, 2019 1:45 pm

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EOC Update: Evacuation Alert For 13 Properties in Electoral Area “B”

An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the RDOS EOC due to the Richter Creek wildfire.

May 14, 2019 4:30 pm

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EOC Update: Evacuation Alert For One Property in Electoral Area “B”

An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen Emergency
Operations Centre (RDOS EOC) due to the Richter Creek wildfire.

May 13, 2019  6:00 pm

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EOC Update: BC Emergency Alerting System Test May 8, 2019 1:55 pm (PDT)

During the test, the public will hear an alert tone and hear or see a message on radio, TV, and compatible wireless devices.

May 8, 2019

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EOC Update: Emergency Preparedness Week May 5-11, 2019

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May 3, 2019

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EOC Update: Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery

Emergency Preparedness Week takes place May 5-11, 2019.

April 23, 2019

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EOC Update: State of Local Emergency Electoral Area "C"

Due to the onset of a new fiscal year, the declaration is renewed to extend the previously declared State of Local Emergency.

April 5, 2019

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EOC Update: RDOS Electoral Area "C" Drainage Infrastructure Upgrades

Learn more about the RDOS EOC Flood Recovery Team, 2019 Ongoing Response, Drainage Infrastructure Upgrades, and Emergency Preparedness.

March 29, 2019

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EOC Update: Are You Prepared For Emergencies?

Preparedness Information - The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) is reminding residents and visitors about the potential dangers associated with flooding, wildfires and landslides.

March 13, 2019

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ESS Recruitment Video

Preparedness Information

March 7, 2019

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Attention Property Owners

February 6, 2019

Sandbagging Information

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For current information about the rockslide north of Summerland please check DriveBC.

February 2, 2019

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Wildfire Preparedness Grant Applications Being Accepted

January 18, 2019

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Build an Emergency Kit and Develop a Household Plan

January 3, 2019

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Emergency Preparedness - What You Need to Know

January 2, 2019

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