Emergency Management

Salmon Arm, Sicamous and Electoral Areas C, D, E and F

The Shuswap Emergency Program is administered by the CSRD.  It is a joint emergency program that encompasses the City of Salmon Arm, the District of Sicamous and Electoral Areas C, D, E and F.  

Golden and Electoral Area A 

The Town of Golden administers the emergency program for Electoral Area A under the Golden and Area Emergency Management Program Agreement.

Revelstoke and Electoral Area B

The City of Revelstoke administers the emergency program for Electoral Area B under the Revelstoke and Area Emergency Management Program Agreement.

Program Information

Public safety and the well-being of citizens is a crucial function of local government.  

The CSRD is responsible for the direction and control of coordinated response to and recovery from a major emergency event or disaster. This is accomplished by maintaining effective emergency management organizations, with trained and practiced personnel and community volunteers, as well as maintaining up-to-date emergency plans.

The Emergency Program Act states:  “a local authority must prepare or cause to be prepared local emergency plans respecting preparation for, response to and recover from emergencies and disasters. A local authority must establish and maintain an emergency management organization to develop and implement emergency plans and other preparedness response and recovery measures."

The CSRD's Emergency Programs do not coordinate or facilitate daily emergency response activities of the RCMP, Fire Departments or BC Ambulance Service. The programs are designed to assist these agencies with the necessary resources required for an incident once they have exhausted their own. This may be in the form of special equipment, manpower of extraordinary resources.

Volunteers needed

Want to give back to your community, make a difference to people affected by disaster, develop new skills and meet new people? 

As a volunteer with the Shuswap Emergency Program (SEP) you will be helping to make the Shuswap safer, stronger and better prepared for any future emergency or disaster situation.

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Reports

Title Area Type Year
Geohazard Risk Prioritization Study Report
All Areas
Emergency Management 2021 Download
Shuswap Emergency Annual Report 2020
City of Salmon Arm
District of Sicamous
Electoral Area C
Electoral Area D
Electoral Area E
Electoral Area F
Emergency Management 2020 Download
Bastion Mountain Geomorphic Assessment
Electoral Area C
Emergency Management 2019 Download
Newsome Creek - 2019 Erosion Monitoring Report
Electoral Area C
Emergency Management 2019 Download
Shuswap Emergency Program Annual Report 2019
City of Salmon Arm
District of Sicamous
Electoral Area C
Electoral Area D
Electoral Area E
Electoral Area F
Emergency Management 2019 Download

Pages

Bylaws

Title Number Electoral Area
Shuswap Emergency Program Regulatory Bylaw No. 5690 5690
City of Salmon Arm
District of Sicamous
Electoral Area C
Electoral Area D
Electoral Area E
Electoral Area F
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