Call for Caring Pigeon Lake Residents
Are you involved in a community group and have a yearning to help others during a time of emergency? We are currently growing our agency with social service responders and individuals who would be willing to help out at a reception center during an emergency. Please take a moment and watch these videos on how Pincher Creek has come together to solve this part of the challenge during their numerous disasters. Pincher Creek Video Part 1 Pincher Creek Video Part 2
Emergency Preparedness Week
May 4 to 10 is Emergency Preparedness Week in Canada, and it is very important to have a plan in place. Emergencies or disasters can happen at any time, and when they do, you may be on your own for up to 72 hours. Emergency preparedness starts at home. You can greatly reduce the effects of a disaster or emergency on your family by: Knowing the risks in your region (fire, flood, etc) Making a family emergency plan and practicing it Preparing an emergency kit for you...
Our Regional Emergency Management project started in 2010. The 10 Pigeon Lake Summer Villages (the seven I administer, plus Itaska Beach, Sundance Beach and Silver Beach) met with representatives from AEMA (Alberta Emergency Management Agency). We discussed the 3 options for dealing with emergencies as outlined in the Emergency Management Act – namely, form a commission, form a committee, or delegate the authority to another local jurisdiction. We also participated in an emergency management ...
Province Wide Radio System
Alberta First Responders Radio Communications System (AFRRCS) is a province wide two-way radio network for public safety first responder agencies, including police, fire and ambulance. AFFRCS will provide these agencies with a common radio network to communicate with one another, and improve the coordination between agencies. AFRRCS is not currently operational, therefore it is non-assessable. The system is expected to become operational in part during the 2013/14 tax year, and in full by 20...
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