Flood Information

Evacuation Order Lifted

May 6th – 10:45 am

The Local State of Emergency and Evacuation Order has been lifted for Vale Island and West Channel residents. Evacuees should checkout of any booked accommodations and can return home. For transportation or other assistance, please contact the Registration Centre at 1-833-699-0188.

Note that water levels are still high and ice and other debris along the riverbanks present risks. Activity along the riverbanks should be avoided.

Thanks everyone for their safe practices during the evacuation and assisting others where needed.

  • The communities of Hay River, Fort Simpson, Fort Liard, Nahanni Butte, Tulita, Fort Good Hope, Fort McPherson, Aklavik and Tuktoyaktuk are all in flood prone areas and residents in these communities are encouraged to take steps to ensure they are prepared and protected.
Last modified: 
May 8, 2020