FNESS is Offering FREE On-line ESS Training Sessions

FNESS is pleased to announce that we are offering FREE on-line Emergency Support Services (ESS) training sessions every Thursday 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm starting November 2022. Download poster for details. If you are interested in attending or require more information, please contact FNESS Training Team at training@www.fness.bc.ca

Call for Applications Open: ISC EM Non-Structural Mitigation & Preparedness Program

Call for applications now open. NO DEADLINE TO APPLY. Indigenous Services Canada: Emergency Management Non-Structural Mitigation and Preparedness program call for applications: 2022 to 2023 The Emergency Management Assistance Program (EMAP) provides funding to First Nations communities so they can build resiliency, prepare for natural hazards and respond using the 4 pillars of emergency management: mitigation preparedness response recovery EMAP supports non-structural…

FNESS Wildland Firefighter Training Available

Wildland Firefighter Training Now Available! Download application form here. Any questions, please contact Quentin Nelson at qnelson@www.fness.bc.ca Send completed applications to ffminfo@www.fness.bc.ca

EMBC – 2022 Helpful Links and Resources

Emergency Management BC has provided a Helpful Links and Resources document which includes: Emergency and Preparedness Resources Heat Response Resources WIldfire Resources Emergency Management Support to First Nations Travel Information Resources for Evacuees Other Useful Contact Numbers Download the document here.

2023 FireSmart Webinar – Register via UBCM website

July 14, 2022 — 2023 FireSmart Webinar – register via UBCM website The link has caused some issues for a few folks. Please register for the webinar via our website: https://www.ubcm.ca/cri/firesmart-community-funding-supports In case you haven’t registered yet – https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_MteNxm8aQoSfbR2tov-1JQ Feel free to share the invite with any potential applicants. Union of BC Municipalities will run a second one in early October.

2022 Flood and Wildfire Resources

Do you know what to do before, during and after a flood or wildfire? We have compiled a list of flood and wildfire resources you and your community can refer to. FNESS 2022 Flood Resources – Before, During and After a Flood FNESS 2022 Wildfire Resources – Before, During and After a Wildfire

Funding Announcement from UBCM

Applications are currently being accepted for the Community Emergency Preparedness Fund – Extreme Heat Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning Stream. The Community Emergency Preparedness Fund has added a new funding stream for Extreme Heat Risk Mapping, Assessment, and Planning. The application deadline is June 24, 2022. The intent of the Extreme Heat Risk Mapping, Assessment, and Planning funding stream is to…