Nazko and Upper Nazko Areas Evacuation Alert

Updated: Monday, June 18, 2018 @ 3:24 pm

Category: Alert

CRD Evacuation Alert - Nazko and Upper Nazko Areas
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 9:00 am

In an alert area, you must remain prepared to evacuate your premises or property should it be required.ï¾ ï¾ Due to ongoing activities, access to some areas may be limited

Residents will be given as much advance notice as possible prior to evacuation; however you may receive limited notice due to changing conditions

What you should do when an evacuation order has been downgraded to an alert

Upon notification of an evacuation order downgrade, you should remain prepared for an evacuation by:

  • Having a plan to transport all family members or co-workers outside of the area, should the area be brought back under evacuation order.
  • Keeping essential items readily available for a quick departure; including medications, eyeglasses, valuable papers (i.e. insurance), immediate care needs for dependants and, if you choose, keepsakes (photographs, etc).
  • Ensuring that any dependants are prepared for departure.
  • Ensuring that pets and livestock remain in a safe area.
  • Ensuring that you have accommodation options for your family, if possible. Reception Centres will be made available again, if required.
  • Monitoring reliable news sources for evacuation order information. Further information will be issued as it becomes available via the CRD Emergency Operations Facebook page (@CRDEmergencyOperations) and the CRD website.

For more information contact: 1-866-759-4977

Please read the full news release for important re-entry information.


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