Coastal BC areas are safe after Chilean Earthquake

According to Emergency Management B.C. and as informed by the media, a large earthquake occurred off the Coast of Central Chile, on September 16. The National Tsunami Warning Center is currently analyzing the potential impacts along the West Coast of North America. At this time, no zones of coastal British Columbia are at risk from this event.

Huu-ay-aht First Nations has an Emergency Preparedness Plan. If you have any questions on the subject, contact Amelia Vos, the Nations’ Environmental Technician, at 250.728.3414 or via email amelia.v@huuayaht.org.

Please consider this event a reminder to be ready for earthquake and tsunami alerts. Do you have a grab-and-go kit ready? Does your family know the evacuation plan?

We want to help you be safe, follow this link for more information:

http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/preparedbc/know-the-risks/tsunamis

 

 

 

 

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