Emergency Management

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Most emergencies in the North Okanagan are handled by first responders like police, the fire service, and paramedics. However, for larger emergencies such as floods, extreme weather, and wildfires,  the RDNO Emergency Management Program helps ensure residents in Electoral Areas B, C, D E and F are prepared, safe and informed.

RDNO's Emergency Management Plan coordinates the response to and recovery from a significant emergency event or disaster through an Emergency Operation Centre (EOC).   Personnel in the EOC are trained to investigate, plan and implement resources to help deal with the event and bring resources to those affected.

Four phases of Emergency Management

Mitigation

Measures taken to reduce the risk and impact of an emergency.

Preparedness

Plans to prepare for and cope with the impact of an emergency.

Response

Actions taken in direct response to an emergency.

Recovery

Return of evacuees, psychosocial support, financial assistance, and reconstruction. 

Preparedness Guide

Easy-to-follow steps to prepare your household for any emergency

Home Emergency Template

Direction on how your household will respond to an emergency

Pet Emergency Plan

If its not safe for you, its not safe for them.

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Contact(s)

csp@rdno.ca
250-550-3700