Emergency Preparedness

The health and well-being of all of Rossland’s residents is a priority for the City. We work with regional governments, groups and health authorities to ensure that all the tools, resources and plans are in place, we can be certain that Rossland residents are well-protected.

For ALL Emergency Situations call 9-1-1

For all Emergency Contacts, visit the City’s Emergency Service Page

Emergency Prepardness

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) Emergency Program is responsible for implementing the region’s Emergency Plan to ensure the highest level of support to residents during emergencies. The RDKB manages all major emergencies across the region via our Emergency Operations Centre (EOC). All of the member municipalities integral to the emergency program and actively involved in emergency management through the regional EOC.

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Emergency Notification System

The City wishes to encourage residents to register for the RDKB’s free emergency notification system by registering for Voyent Alert. You can be immediately notified the moment a critical and potentially life-threating incident occurs, such as when a fire breaks out close to your home, or when a major disaster occurs that requires evacuation of your current location.

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Be Prepared

All residents are encouraged to makes sure to be prepared to take care of yourself and your family for a minimum of 72 hours. For resources on knowing the risks, making a plan and having a kit, click below.


Business Disaster Action Plan

For Business continuity and personal planning, local resources, provincial dashboards and resources, and the South Kootenay regional Economic Resilience

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Find current and official information during emergencies in B.C.

Follow @EmergencyInfoBC on X (Twitter) for updates.

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Interactive Wildfire Map

Map for information on wildfires in BC

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Flood Warning & Advisory Map

Map for information on flooding in BC

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