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Emergency Preparedness 

Flood Preparation Information | Osoyoos Lake Levels | RDOS Emergency Operations Center

2018 UPDATES
CLICK HERE - RDOS "Province Authorizes Disaster Financial Assistance" - Posted April 18, 2018
CLICK HERE - RDOS "Warmer Weather - Be Prepared" - Posted March 15, 2018
CLICK HERE - RDOS "FLOODS - What to do?" - Posted March 15, 2018

Sand Bag Information
Sand Bags and Sand have been distributed across from the Osoyoos Diary Queen as of March 23, 2018.
CLICK HERE to view the location.

Sand Bags are available at the Public Works Yard located at 11500 115th Street.
Monday to Friday from 7:00am - 4:00pm (closed from 12:00 - 12:30)

The Town of Osoyoos has an Emergency Bylaw, which provides for the establishment, administration and operation of an Emergency Response and Recovery Plan. The Emergency Coordinator is appointed by Council.

 

Everyone is encouraged to make their own personal emergency preparedness plans. Being prepared to be on your own without help for 72 hours or more, at home, in your car, or at work, will give you peace of mind knowing that you and your family are prepared.

Some basics in preparation are:

  • Drinking Water (min. 4 litres of water per person per day)
  • Food (min. 3 day supply)
  • Clothing/Shelter
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Blankets
  • Out of town family emergency phone contact
  • Personal items, medicine, baby supplies
  • Pet food/supplies
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Battery powered radio

In the event of an emergency or disaster, reception centers will be set up for registration and inquiry. The number and location of reception centers that may be opened and set up would be dependent on the nature of the situation and the evacuation measures necessary. Listen to your battery powered radio for further information.

Osoyoos Emergency Response and Recovery Plan -Note: 315 page document, allow time to download

Other Emergency Preparedness Agencies:

Here are some other pages that are worth checking out:

Flood Preparation Information
Click Here - Sandbagging General Information
Click Here - Preparing your pets for a flooding situation
  Tips for building a sandbag dikeFlood Risk and Preparing for Floods  After a Flood
 

 

While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this data, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify any information in question with the Town of Osoyoos.   Town of Osoyoos
Box 3010, 8707 Main Street
Osoyoos, BC V0H 1V0
(TF) 1.888.495.6515
(T) 250.495.6515
(F) 250.495.2400
(E) info@osoyoos.ca

 

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and future residents of Osoyoos, in a socially, economically and environmentally sustainable manner.

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