Department of Community Services

Emergency Measures Organization

Emergency Measures Organization - What's New

Weather Advisory - Precipitation

A rainfall advisory has been issued for southeast Yukon for the period from Thursday July 3 to Saturday July 5, 2014 with localized accumulations of 50+mm.

In the extreme southeast corner, close to the SE Yukon/NWT border, up to 100 mm of rain possible. Intense rainfall could cause sudden rises in streams and rivers and,
potentially, road/trail washouts.  Backcountry users and boaters are advised to exercise caution when camping near, crossing and travelling on streams and rivers.

Yukon Water Level Condition Reports

For the most recent water report on water levels in monitored Yukon watercourses, access Environment Yukon's weekly Break Up and Water Level Condition Report.

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Flood Preparedness:

For information on how to prepare your family and your home for a flood, visit our Flood Preparedness Page

Post-Flood Clean-up and Recovery:

For information and tips on how to return to your home safely after a flood, take a look at our "Post Flood Re-entry tips and safety" (pdf) document.

Emergency Preparedness

Emergency events can strike at any time and it is important that we prepare ourselves and our families.
Learn about the hazards in their area, make a plan, and assemble an emergency kit that meets your needs for a minimum of 72 hours while our emergency responders help those requiring more urgent assistance.

Contact Emergency Measures Organization 

Combined Services Building, 2nd Floor
60 Norseman Road
Whitehorse Airport

Mailing Address:
Box 2703, EMO
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 2C6

Phone: (867) 667-5220
Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, local 5220
Fax: (867) 393-6266