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Evacuation alert lifted to all clear for Kluskus, Blackwater, Clisbako and Nazko Areas

Sep 18, 2017
Sept. 18, 2017
EOC-17-120
For Immediate Release 

Evacuation alert lifted to all clear for Kluskus, Blackwater, Clisbako and Nazko Areas 

Williams Lake, B.C. – Effective immediately, the Cariboo Regional District has lifted the evacuation alert in the Kluskus, Blackwater, Clisbako and Nazko areas.

See an overview map at http://bit.ly/2xLFzQz.  

View the CRD’s searchable online map to see current alerts and orders: http://arcg.is/2uGik7U

To ensure public safety, stay out of fire affected areas and obey all warning and hazard signs.

For rural properties that have been impacted by wildfire, residents should be aware there may be danger trees in wildfire affected areas. Home owners and private land owners are recommended to work with an insurance agency to have an assessment done by a qualified arborist on their private property.

Residents are strongly encouraged to register for the Cariboo Chilcotin Emergency Notification System to receive a text, call or email regarding evacuation alerts and orders: https://member.everbridge.net/index/453003085612292#/signup 

For Cariboo Regional District information, please visit cariboord.ca or facebook.com/CRDEmergencyOperations or @CaribooRD or call the CRD’s public information line at 1-866-759-4977, which is open 9:00 a.m. to 12:00p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on regular business days.

Information for Livestock Producers and Farmers

As a reminder, livestock producers and farmers returning to their agri-business operations after the “all clear” has been given, who have been eligible for Relocation Assistance through the EOC, have 96 hours to return their livestock to the farm under the current policy. 

Additionally, the Federal and Provincial governments recently made an announcement regarding the Agri-Recovery program.  This program is intended to assist agri-business operators recover through the winter of 2017 and into spring of 2018.  Program details can be found here: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2017PREM0079-001535

Any concerns regarding the removal and transport of livestock, supply of feed and recovery in the agri-business sector can be directed to the Cariboo Regional District at 1-866-759-4977.

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Media Contact:
EOC Communications
Cariboo Regional District Emergency Operations Centre
250-302-9003
eoccommunications@cariboord.ca

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