The Municipality of Thompson has an Emergency Preparedness Team consisting of a Volunteer Municipal Emergency Coordinator, the Municipal CAO, the Reeve and one Councillor.
These positions are supported on the team by Municipal Employees and Community Volunteers that are trained and prepared to fill positions during an emergency and coordinate; Communications, Public Works, Transportation, Public Information, Finances, Volunteers and Emergency Social Services.
Residents and Businesses in the Municipality can get more information on Emergency Preparedness, preparing an Emergency Kit and ways to stay informed and safe before and during an emergency by following the links below.
The RM of Thompson uses the CodeRED Alert System to quickly get residents urgent information. This system supplements the Canadian AlertReady system which only sends notifications to Cell Phones, Television and Radio. By signing up to the CodeRED Alert System you will also receive emergency messages by email and landline telephone and will receive Municipal specific alerts such as local severe weather, burn bans, fire warnings, chemical spill warnings and other messages deemed urgent.
When seconds count, be fully informed and continuously updated. To sign up for "CodeRed" alerts click here