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BULLETIN # 15 Town of Osoyoos Information on Flooding Preparedness

May 17, 2018
Town of Osoyoos
For Immediate Release
Evacuation Alerts issued for three locations in the Town of Osoyoos
 
The Town of Osoyoos has issued an Evacuation Alert due to the threat of flooding within the Town of Osoyoos because of the potential danger to life, health, and property damage, the Town of Osoyoos has issued an Evacuation Alert for the following properties, in addition to properties previously placed on alert:
 
Addresses:  3 Maps accompany this Evacuation Alert

Units 29 – 42 at 7800 COTTONWOOD DR 9402 SPARTAN DR
6811 COTTONWOOD DR 9403 SPARTAN DR
2 CRAB APPLE CRT 9404 SPARTAN DR
6 CRAB APPLE CRT 9405 SPARTAN DR
10 CRAB APPLE CRT 9406 SPARTAN DR
3814 LAKESHORE DR 9407 SPARTAN DR
3818 LAKESHORE DR 9409 SPARTAN DR
3820 LAKESHORE DR 9411 SPARTAN DR
9203 SPARTAN DR 9413 SPARTAN DR
9204 SPARTAN DR 9415 SPARTAN DR
9207 SPARTAN DR 9419 SPARTAN DR
9211 SPARTAN DR    

In the event that the situation deteriorates, residents will be given as much notice as possible via an advance Evacuation Alert which may be followed by an Evacuation Order. Once evacuated, residents should leave the evacuated area immediately and register at the reception centre identified.
 
For more information: Website: www.Osoyoos.ca
For immediate inquiries call the RDOS EOC (250) 490-4225
 

Janette Van Vianen, Emergency Program Coordinator
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WHAT YOU SHOULD DO WHEN AN EVACUATION ALERT IS IN EFFECT
 
Upon notification of an ALERT, you should be prepared for the evacuation order by:
  • Locating all family members or co-workers and designate a Reception Centre outside the evacuation area, should an evacuation be called while separated.
  • Gathering essential items such as medications, eyeglasses, valuable papers (i.e. insurance), immediate care needs for dependents and, if you choose, keepsakes (photographs, etc.). Have these items readily available for quick departure.
  • Preparing to move any disabled persons and/or children.
  • Moving pets and livestock to a safe area.
  • Arranging to transport your household members or co-workers in the event of an evacuation order. If you need transportation assistance from the area please call 250-490-4225.
  • Arranging accommodation for your family if possible. In the event of an evacuation, Reception Centres will be opened if required.

Maps Below


 

Event date: 
Friday, 18 May, 2018
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While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this data, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify any information in question with the Town of Osoyoos.   Town of Osoyoos
Box 3010, 8707 Main Street
Osoyoos, BC V0H 1V0
(TF) 1.888.495.6515
(T) 250.495.6515
(F) 250.495.2400
(E) info@osoyoos.ca

 

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