EXPIRED: Evacuation Order: Lower Similkameen Indian Band. Rockslide. Nov 6, 2023.

On November 6th, the Lower Similkameen Indian Band issued an Evacuation Order (PDF) due to imminent danger from a rockslide. The risk of danger has now passed. This Evacuation Order expired on November 10, 2023.

Recommended Actions

Follow directions from your Local Authority or First Nation.


Know the signs of landslide and be prepared. Visit PreparedBC.

Develop a household plan, put together your grab-and-go bag and connect with your neighbours. Learn about the emergency response plan for your area by contacting your Local Authority or First Nation.

Stages of Evacuation

Evacuation Order: You are at risk. Leave the area immediately. You are encouraged to register all family members at the nearest reception centre so emergency responders know you are safe.

Evacuation Alert: Be ready to leave on short notice. Gather your grab-and-go bags and ensure your vehicle has fuel. If you leave before or during this alert, it’s called a voluntary evacuation.

Evacuation Rescinded: The threat to life and safety has passed.