EVACUATION ORDER ISSUED In Salmon Arm BC April 22 2017. UPDATED 23 APRIL 2017 5PM

UPDATE APRIL 23 2017 5PM     THIS EVACUATION ORDER HAS BEEN RESCINDED

An evacuation order was issued on April 23 2017 in Salmon Arm as a result of  slope instability caused by runoff. For more information go to

http://www.csrd.bc.ca/news-notices/news/2017-04-22/evacuation-order-issued-salmon-river-road

Earthquake Response Training Continues At Many Levels…

It is not only your ARES unit that needs to train regularly. Training is ongoing at many levels as can be seen by the attachments below.  ARES units need to train regularly and in BC that training needs to comply with the  BC Emergency  Management Protocols/ Principles.

Efficient and adequate training is necessary because as we all know ham radio will be there  …. when all else fails.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/canadian-forces-bc-earthquake-preparedness-1.3995258

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/earthquake-response-preparation-bc-1.408163

http://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/public-safety-and-emergency-services/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/embc/bcems/bcems_guide_2016_final_fillable.pdf