Know Before You Go


Safety is our #1 Priority

Welcome to Tourism Kamloops' Emergency Preparedness & Safety Resource page. We understand that traveling to a new place can be exciting, but it's important to be prepared for any emergency situation that may arise. That's why we've created this landing page to provide you with valuable information and resources to help you plan and prepare for your trip to Kamloops.


Emergency Alert Notifications

City of Kamloops

The City of Kamloops uses Voyent Alert! emergency alert service. If you are visiting Kamloops and have concerns, sign up to receive emergency alert and critical incident notifications.

Emergency Services & Operations

Thompson Nicola Regional District

Emergency services for the Thompson Nicola Regional District (TNRD). For details on evacuation orders, alerts, and rescinds in the region outside of City boundaries.

Emergency Alerts & Orders

City of Kamloops

Stay informed and safe during emergencies in the City of Kamloops by regularly checking for updates and following the emergency alerts and orders provided on this page.

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Additional Resources

Plan ahead so you can travel safely. Get the latest updates and recommendations for air travel, weather alerts, and more.



Drive BC

Information about road closures, major events and transportation delays on BC Highways.

Twitter: @DriveBC

Emergency Info

Emergency Info BC

Information about emergencies in BC, including evacuation orders, updates, and alerts.

Twitter: @EmergencyInfoBC  


Wildfire Service

Information about current fire situations, campfire bans, road closures, major events and transportation delays.

Twitter: @BCGovFireInfo


River Forecast Center

Information about active warnings or advisories related to high streamflow, flooding, or landslides in the province.

Twitter: @BCGovNews


Know Before You Go

Destination BC

Planning on travelling in British Columbia? Plan ahead so you can travel safely and responsibly. Learn about the latest updates to air travel, weather alerts, and more.

Emergency Support Services

City of Kamloops

Emergency Support Services (ESS) provides short-term assistance to British Columbians in need of emergency supports.

Emergency Preparedness

City of Kamloops

Information and resources for emergency preparedness and public safety in the City of Kamloops; info on evacuation alerts and order, wildfires, flooding and more.

Environment Canada

Twitter: @environmentca

Resource for the latest weather information, statements, and air quality advisories.



Air Quality Health Index

Government of Canada

Air quality ratings & conditions to help understand the health risk associated with air pollution.

BC Parks & Trails

BC Parks

Provides up-to-date information on current closures, restrictions, and warnings for recreational areas and activities in BC Parks.

Rec Sites & Trails

Rec Sites & Trails BC

Alerts, closures or warnings that may affect your visit to a recreation site or recreation trail.

Kamloops Webcam

Tourism Kamloops

Get a real-time look at the city, any time of day. Webcam is located downtown with a view of the Thompson River.

While You're in Town

While you're in Kamloops, make the most of your visit by exploring the diverse range of activities and attractions the area has to offer. From outdoor adventures to indoor entertainment, there's something for everyone.