Flood and emergency preparedness help is available for Central Okanagan businesses -Image credit: Warren Henderson/Capital News

Emergency preparedness for small businesses

PreparedBC is offering info to help businesses in the Central Okanagan deal with results of flooding

  • May. 14, 2017 12:30 p.m.

With recent flooding in the Central Okanagan, PreparedBC is encouraging small business owners who may be at risk to take precautions to protect themselves.

Depending on the size of the business, there many have employees that rely on it for income and stability.

With that in mind, PreparedBC is providing small businesses with the following information and emergency preparedness.

Planning for an emergency:

See PreparedBC’s guide for small businesses HERE.

Complete the Emergency Plan for small business HERE.

Disaster Financial Assistance:

The BC Government announced that Disaster Financial Assistance is available to Central Okanagan residents affected by the recent flooding. Applications must be submitted by August 5 to Emergency Management BC and are available online at: www.gov.bc.ca/disasterfinancialassistance

To view or subscribe to the latest updates from the Emergency Operations Centre visit: www.cordemergency.ca

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