Emergency Preparedness Week - May 1 - 7, 2016
Sto:lo First Nation and Tzeachten First Nations are hosting this event:
Emergency Preparedness Day
May 7th 2016 - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
7201 Vedder Road
Many community organizations will be present showcasing their skills and resources to help elevate the effects of a disaster to our community. There will also be demonstrations on Family Preparedness including planning and creating Grab and Go Kits.
Neighborhood Preparedness and Community Awareness:
Some of the partners that will be in attendance are:
Local RCMP members showcasing their off road teams that use quads and boats targeting off road areas
Chilliwack Fire Department – fire extinguisher awareness
A new addition this year is Fire Smart Awareness helping the community understand some of the dangers and safety measure that can be done to keep your homes safe from wildland urban interface fires.
Chilliwack Search & Rescue
Chilliwack Amateur Radio Club – Wireless radio demonstrations
Emergency Social Services
Fraser Health Authority with Sto:lo Hub
Land, Forest and People
BC Association of Community Response Network
Salvation Army will be cooking up a storm in their new mobile kitchen.