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Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw First Nations Emergency Warning System TEST

October 19 at 10:00 am - 10:30 am

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The Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw First Nations will be testing the emergency warning system at 10:19 am Thursday October 19, 2017

 

2017 Testing

The Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw Nations has purchased an Emergency warning system.

This warning system might be heard in the homes of the residents of Port Hardy adjacent to the Tsulquate reserve.

The emergency warning system will be tested 4 times in 2017.

 

Thursday March 16, 10:00 a.m. Tsunami preparedness week.

Thursday May 11, 10:00 a.m. Emergency preparedness week.

Thursday Aug 17, 10:00 a.m. General testing.

Thursday Oct 19, 10:19 a.m. Great British Columbia Shakeout Event.

The public is not required to do anything during these times.

If the emergency warning system is heard at a different time, Please go to higher ground.

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The emergency warning system has four (4) recorded messages on it.

1. This is a test. This is a test of the emergency warning system. This is a test.

2. Attention! This is an emergency evacuation order. Remain calm; follow the instructions of the emergency officials. Remain calm.

3. Attention! An emergency condition exists, stand by for instructions. An emergency condition exists, stand by for instructions.

4. All clear. The emergency is over. All clear. The emergency is over.

The above messages may be heard during the testing dates.

Details

Date:
October 19
Time:
10:00 am - 10:30 am

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