2021 Flood Emergency & Recovery
November 26 UPDATE
The precautionary boil water advisory for areas impacted by flooding has been lifted
Red Cross funding of $2,000/household is available to members whose primary residence was placed under evacuation order due to flooding events of November 14-16. Visit the Red Cross through to Monday, November 29 at the Cowichan Community Centre from 9am-6pm.
More rain is coming, with the heaviest rain expected on Tuesday, November 30. To get ready:
o Prepare a grab and go kit. Include your medication, important papers, change of clothes, phone charger, and other essentials
o Get text notices with updates and evacuation alerts by signing up at Alertable
o Unplug heaters, dehumidifiers, and fans in basements or crawl spaces in case there is flooding again. Call 250.715.3333 if you need help moving appliances.
o Get free sandbags to fill at from 10 am to 3 pm at
Quamichan West Longhouse
Clem Clem Longhouse
Mission Road (former Koksilah Nursery)
o Allenby Road remains closed and is considered dangerous due to unstable conditions. Please avoid walking or driving in this area.
Update to members: flood emergency and evacuation orders and alerts have been rescinded.