Oak Bay Emergency Program adds info sessions ahead of Emergency Preparation Week

April 17 full, register now for March 7 and 21 sessions

Emergency Preparedness Week has never been so popular as in the wake of a tsunami alert this January.

May 7 to 11 is Emergency Preparedness Week and the Oak Bay Emergency Program planned sessions quickly filled as a wave of conversation followed the tsunami alert issued then ended along the coast. That prompted responses such as Oak Bay adding a second emergency preparedness session to an already-planned program.

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The April 17 session at Windsor Park is full, so OBEP offers two more this spring on Wednesday, March 7 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 2121 Cedar Hill X Road and Wednesday, March 21 from 7 to 9 p.m. in council chambers at Oak Bay municipal hall, 2167 Oak Bay Ave.

All Oak Bay Emergency Program workshops and events are free. Pre-register to guarantee a seat by calling 250-592-9121 or emailing obep@oakbay.ca.



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