Shuswap Emergency Program (SEP)

Want to see if your property is included in any Evacuation Order or Alert Areas? 

Stay up-to-date with the Shuswap Emergency Mapping Dashboard.

Visit the link below for mapped information about evacuation orders, alerts, and the locations or wildfire or other emergency incidents. 

Click here for map dashboard

 

Current Emergency Activations & Updates

November 23, 2021

Evacuees from Merritt can read a news release and Return Home Plan from officials which will provide the latest information from the city. 

Shuswap residents are advised that more precipitation is in the forecast, which will increase the risk of flooding or landslide events in our area. Please see the flooding and landslide preparedness guides from Prepared BC for tips.

November 18, 2021

The Shuswap Emergency Program continues to serve evacuees from Merritt, with assistance provided to more than 500 families so far. Here's an update.

November 15, 2021

There are no Emergency Alerts or Orders in place in the Shuswap Emergency Program (SEP) area at this time, however, SEP is monitoring the situation with the significant rainfall and wind warnings.

Updates are being provided on our website and social media. For emergency notifications, please sign up for Alertable, which will provide emergency alerts to residents on platforms of their choosing.

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For information from the Summer 2021 fire situation, scroll down.


Stay Informed

In an emergency you want to be in the know.

The best ways to keep track of reliable, up-to-date information on emergencies is to:

  • Check the Columbia Shuswap Regional District website home page (www.csrd.bc.ca) or the Shuswap Emergency Program page (www.shuswapemergency.ca).
  • Sign up for the Alertable notification system
  • Follow the Shuswap Emergency Program on Facebook or Twitter
  • Follow the CSRD on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Follow local media sources
  • Share this information with your family, friends and neighbours. Check in on people who may not be connected to Internet sources.

Emergency Information for Revelstoke and Electoral Area B and the Town of Golden and Electoral Area A is managed by those communities.

Check the City of Revelstoke website or the Town of Golden website for more.

 

Wildfires in the Shuswap - Summer 2021

We have broken down fire information in the Shuswap Emergency Program region by each fire.

We have also created a tab that includes our fire situation updates. These wrap-ups provide a quick summary of the best information on all fires of note. 

White Rock Lake Fire - Falkland/Pinaus Lake
Fire Situation Updates

These wrap-ups provide a quick summary of the best information we have on all fires of note at that time. 

CSRD sends thanks after difficult fire season

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 27 - 11:30 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 26 - 15:30 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 25 - 16:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 24 - 16:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 23 - 16:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 22 - 15:30 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 21 - 14:15 Hours

UPDATE – Fire Situation – August 20 – 17:00 Hours

UPDATE – Fire Situation – August 19 – 15:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 18 - 19:30 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 18 - 13:30 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 17 - 17:00 Hours

UPDATE: Fire Situation - August 17 - 14:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 16 - 17:00 Hours

UPDATE – Fire Situation – August 16, 2021 - 12:30 Hours

Difficult night on fire lines, residents should remain alert

Update - Fire Situation - August 15 - 17:30 Hours

Update - Fire Situation - August 15 - 1500 hours

Update - Fire Situation - August 15 - 1100 hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 14 - 18:15 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 14 - 13:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 13 - 21:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 13 - 15:00 Hours

UPDATE – Fire Situation – August 12 – 19:30 Hours

UPDATE – Fire Situation - August 12 - 1300 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 11 - 12:30 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 10 - 14:30 Hours

Evacuation Alerts and Orders in the CSRD - August 10 - 10:30 Hours

Fire Update - August 9, 1200 hours

Fire Update - August 8,1300 hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 7 - 16:00 Hours

UPDATE- Fire Situation - August 6 - 13:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 5 - 18:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 5 - 12:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 4 - 13:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 3 - 13:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 2 - 17:35 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 1 - 19:20 Hours

UPDATE - Fire situation - August 1 - 1300 Hours

UPDATE – Crazy Creek Gorge FSR Fire – 11:00 Hours

Update: Fire Situation July 31 - 1630 hours

Update: Fire Situation - July 30, 1630 hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - July 29 - 17:15 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - July 29 - 11:45 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - July 28 - 17:00 Hours

UPDATE - White Rock Fire - July 28 - 15:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - July 27 - 17:15 Hours

UPDATE - Hunakwa Lake Fire/Seymour Arm July 26 - 15:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - July 25 - 10:45 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - July 25 - 18:45 Hours

Video Update - Two Mile Creek/Sicamous - 13:00 Hours

Video Update - Three Valley Lake - 14:00

Video Update - Hunakwa Lake Fire/Seymour Arm- 14:00 Hours

UPDATE: Fire Situation - 19:15 Hours

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Emergency Information - Ways to Stay Informed

 

Re-entering your home after an evacuation.

We understand that you could be anxious to return home after an being on evacuation. 

We suggest that you take some time to look at these resources below to help you through the process of re-entering your home.

 

Recovery Resources

Health Resources

 

In addition, IH has a recent news release that covers some related elements.