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
Measures taken to reduce the risk and impact of an emergency.
Plans to prepare for and cope with the impact of an emergency.
Actions taken in direct response to an emergency.
Return of evacuees, psychosocial support, financial assistance, and reconstruction.
Easy-to-follow steps to prepare your household for any emergency
Direction on how your household will respond to an emergency
If its not safe for you, its not safe for them.
A guide to disaster recovery
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