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FNESS 28th AGM - Important Election and Voting Info

June 16, 2022 — Important Election and Voting Information FNESS Nomination Form - due on or before 4:00 PM on June 24, 2022. Proxy Form - due on or before 4:00 PM on June 24, 2022  

Join FNESS-TEAMS!

May 18, 2022 — Join FNESS-TEAMS! FNESS-TEAMS goal is to develop local capacity in First Nation communities through a coaching and mentoring approach providing assistance while at the same time increasing knowledge and skills for future success.   This is your opportunity to enhance or improve your emergency management skills and abilities in a live environment, build relationships with other communities and organizations, and...

Call for First Nation Artists - FNESS Logo Design Contest

May 16, 2022 — Call for First Nations Artist Interpretations – FNESS Logo Design Contest - $1,500.00 Award In the summer of 2022, FNESS will be launching our new website and introducing our new logo. We are looking for First Nation Artists to submit their artwork that reflects our work, our values and the four pillars of emergency management.   The deadline for submissions...

2022 Flood Resources - Before, During and After a Flood

May 13, 2022 — Do you know what to do before, during and after a flood? We have compiled a list of flood resources you and your community can refer to. Download a printable version here.  2022 Flood Resources – Before, During and After a Flood After a Flood: Get Prepared (Government of Canada - a MS Word version is available upon request)  https://www.getprepared.gc.ca/cnt/hzd/flds-ftr-en.aspx...

Funding Announcement from UBCM

May 12, 2022 — 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...

FNESS Newsletter - the quarterly responder - March 2022 edition

April 13, 2022 — Click on the image to download the March 2022 edition of the quarterly responder.

Be Prepared for the 2022 Flood and Fire Seasons - Prepare Your Community

April 12, 2022 — Be Prepared for the 2022 Flood and Fire Seasons PREPARE YOUR COMMUNITY Preparing your community for an emergency can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Completing the tasks below can help you be prepared in the event of an emergency. 1. Planning Committee Determine personnel, assign roles and responsibilities. Key members may include representatives from:• First...

Be Prepared for the 2022 Flood and Fire Seasons - Prepare Your Family

April 12, 2022 — Be Prepared for the 2022 Flood and Fire Seasons PREPARE YOUR FAMILY Although we cannot predict when a flood or wildfire will occur, we can be proactive and take steps to prepare ourselves and protect our properties from being damaged by these events. 1. Make an Emergency Plan Ensure your family knows what to do in an emergency. Complete Prepared...

PreparedBC Flood Preparedness Guide

April 1, 2022 — The PreparedBC Flood Preparedness Guide is a must-read for anyone facing a potential flood in B.C. Download it today so you'll know how to prepare for, respond to and recover from a flood.  PreparedBC Flood Preparedness Guide

Community Emergency First Aid Training

March 4, 2022 — Community Emergency First Aid Training The FNESS Community Emergency First Aid Training Program began March 1st, 2021 and is still up and running. To apply for this training opportunity, please complete the WUFOO form linked here: https://fness19.wufoo.com/forms/m1yxk1w209ay53o/ The intent of this course is to train community members in basic first aid, CPR Level C, and the use of an AED...