Are you prepared for an emergency?
Basic emergency kit
Water – at least two litres of water per person per day; include small bottles that can be carried easily in case of an evacuation order
Food that won't spoil, such as canned food, energy bars and dried foods (replace food and water once a year)
Crank or battery-powered flashlight (and extra batteries). Replace batteries once a year.
Crank, battery-powered radio (and extra batteries) or Weatheradio
First aid kit
Extra keys to your car and house
Some cash in smaller bills, such as $10 bills and change for payphones
A copy of your emergency plan and contact information
If applicable, other items such as prescription medication, infant formula, equipment for people with disabilities, or food, water and medication for your pets or service animal (personalize according to your needs)
Recommended additional items
Two additional litres of water per person per day for cooking and cleaning
Candles and matches or lighter (place candles in deep, sturdy containers and do not burn unattended)
Change of clothing and footwear for each household member
Sleeping bag or warm blanket for each household member
Water purifying tablets
Basic tools (hammer, pliers, wrench, screwdrivers, work gloves, dust mask, pocket knife)
A whistle (in case you need to attract attention)
Duct tape (to tape up windows, doors, air vents, etc.)
If you think your water is contaminated, check with your municipality or local authorities for details. When in doubt, do not drink water you suspect may be contaminated.
Keep some cash on hand, as automated bank machines and their networks may not work during an emergency. You may have difficulty using debit or credit cards.
FOR INFORMATION ON FOREST FIRES AND FIRE RESTRICTIONS
PUBLIC HEARING - 2016 FINANCIAL PLAN
A Public Hearing will take place in the Council Chambers of the R.M. of Kelsey Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. to present the Financial Plan for 2016.
Copies of the Financial Plan will be available for review at the R.M. of Kelsey office on May 3rd, 2016.
CARROT VALLEY COMMUNITY CENTRE
Saturday, May 7th, 2016, Cocktails at 5:00 p.m., Supper at 6:00 p.m.
Come out and Join Us at the Carrot Valley Community Centre for a Potluck Supper & Farewell Party for The Donahoe Family
Bring your favourite dish. Everyone is welcome.
For further information contact Jackie at 204-620-1508