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Monday, May 22, 2017 6:07 PM
Following recent flooding events earlier this month and with the potential for more seasonal flooding in communities surrounding the Okanagan Lake in the coming weeks due to increased snowmelt and forecasted warmer weather, Emergency Management BC asks that residents in the area take precautions to ensure personal safety.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 2:00 PM
While flood waters in many areas of the Central and Southwest regions of the British Columbia are currently dropping, the Province is recommending that homeowners take proactive steps to prepare for inclement weather and possible flooding.
Sunday, May 7, 2017 7:05 PM
Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) is now available to eligible British Columbians in the Central region who may have been impacted from the flooding that began on May 4, 2017.
Saturday, May 6, 2017 12:45 PM
The province is experiencing increased snow melt and precipitation in the B.C. Central and Southern Interior regions, which has raised the risk of landslides in those areas.
Friday, May 5, 2017 1:30 PM
The Province is urging caution and encouraging the public to prepare for localized flooding as water levels are expected to rise in the B.C. Central and Southern Interior regions of the province due to anticipated increased snowmelt, precipitation and higher than normal rain levels throughout recent weeks.
Friday, March 31, 2017 4:10 PM
The Province has invested over $80 million with partners in emergency preparedness activities in flood protection and prevention, seismic safety, local government emergency preparedness, search and rescue, and fire prevention.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 8:30 AM
Residents of Port Renfrew and the Pacheedaht First Nation will receive increased capability for tsunami warnings and the potential to provide earthquake early warnings, thanks to a $550,000 contribution from the BC Disaster Mitigation Program to the Capital Regional District (CRD).
Monday, March 27, 2017 11:35 AM
As part of the Province’s investment of over $80 million in emergency preparedness and public safety, MLA for Fraser-Nicola Jackie Tegart has announced support for flood prevention projects on behalf of Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness Naomi Yamamoto.
Thursday, March 16, 2017 3:30 PM
A three-year strategic plan is the first key and significant outcome out of the first year of the regional emergency management partnership (REMP) between the Province and the Capital Regional District (CRD).
Thursday, March 16, 2017 2:55 PM
As part of the Province’s investment of over $80 million in emergency preparedness and public safety, Minister of Energy and Mines and MLA for East Kootenay Bill Bennett announced support for several projects in the Kootenay region on behalf of Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness Naomi Yamamoto.