Evacuation Alert For Nine Properties in Olalla in Electoral Area “G”

An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen at the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC).
Due to the threat of flooding in the community of Olalla in Electoral Area “G” and the potential danger to life, health, and property damage, the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen has issued an Evacuation Alert for the following properties:
A full list of properties and map are included in this document.
Property Addresses
2636-1st St (fronts on 2nd St.)
2637-1st St
2640-1st St (fronts on 2nd St.)
2641-1st St
2645-1st St
2649-1st St
2653-1st St
2657-1st St
2661-1st St

 

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO WHEN AN EVACUATION ALERT IS IN EFFECT
Upon notification of an EVACUATION ALERT, residents should be prepared for immediate evacuation by:
 Locating all family members or co-workers and designate a meeting place outside the evacuation area, should an evacuation be called while separated;
 Gathering essential items such as medications, eyeglasses, valuable papers (i.e. insurance), cell phone charges and immediate care needs for dependents and 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 household members or co-workers in the event of an evacuation order. Affected residents needing transportation assistance from the area can call the RDOS Emergency Operations Centre at 250-490-4225;
 Arranging accommodation for family members if possible. In the event of an evacuation, Reception Centres will be opened if required. Contact 250-490-4225 for information;
 Only First Responders, such as Police, Fire, Search and Rescue, or local government staff, will come to doors;
 Monitoring news sources for information on evacuation orders and locations of Reception Centres.
 orders and locations of Reception Centres.
For more information visit the RDOS website www.rdos.bc.ca