Wildfire Community Grant Available
Applications for Wildfire Community Preparedness Day 2019 are now open! Apply for your chance to receive $500 to put towards a FireSmart activity or event in your community! Should you have any questions please contact Laura Stewart, FireSmart Specialist at Alberta Agriculture and Forestry at: Laura.A.Stewart@gov.ab.ca or call (780) 644 8780. https://www.firesmartcanada.ca/firesmart-communities/wildfire-community-preparedness-day-2019/
Storms are Coming?
Storm chasers have chosen to come to Alberta ahead of a 'potential' outbreak of tornados, looks like weather this summer is going to have some potential for surprises, please make sure your 72 hour kit is ready. Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/4264073/alberta-severe-weather-american-storm-chasers/
Updated Public Maps
Please check out our http://www.pigeonlakeemergencyagency.ca/Maps for the latest maps for our region and each Summer Village.
Oil Spill on Lake Training Exercse
Great opportunity to train with our regional partners, including the municipalities of Lacombe County and Ponoka County. Focusing on Oil Spill Containment & Recovery in a Lake Training on different booms Orientation of Response Procedures Western Canadian Spill Services Ltd. (WCSS) works with its Industry members to ensure the best response is available when required View more photos from our exercise WCSS currently offers its Industry members: ov...
Importance of Being Prepared
An interesting infographic about our American neighbours, but still so very true for us Canadians as well. Preparedness starts with you, is your family prepared, see our recommendations and consider signing up for http://do1thing.com/ Do 1 Thing is an American website, but helps walk you through doing 1 thing a month to start moving towards being prepared!
Disaster Preparation Volunteers Needed
Pigeon Lake Regional Emergency Management Agency (REMA) is responsible for helping respond in the Pigeon Lake region if a disaster occurs. REMA is looking for volunteers who would be willing to help operate a reception centre if a disaster that occurs. The reception centre is a facility that can be used as a gathering place, check-in location, information site, or even provide temporary food and shelter for your fellow residents especially during a period of evacuation. Time commitment...