S-2.3, r. 3 - Regulation respecting warning and mobilization procedures and minimum rescue services required for the protection of persons and property in the event of a disaster

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Regulation respecting warning and mobilization procedures and minimum rescue services required for the protection of persons and property in the event of a disaster
CIVIL PROTECTION — WARNING — MOBILIZATION — DISASTER
Civil Protection Act
(chapter S-2.3, s. 194).
S-2.3
April 20 2018November 9 2019
DIVISION I
WARNING AND MOBILIZATION PROCEDURES
2018-04-20, Div. IM.O. 2018-04-20, Div. I.
1. The warning and mobilization procedures of a local municipality specify the conditions applicable in order to warn its population and to warn and mobilize the persons designated by the municipality in the event of an actual or imminent major disaster.
2018-04-20M.O. 2018-04-20, s. 1.
2. A local municipality must at all times be able to issue the warning and to mobilize the persons designated by the municipality.
2018-04-20M.O. 2018-04-20, s. 2.
3. The warning to the persons designated by the municipality is issued according to the warning plan of the municipality. The plan describes the warning procedure and identifies the persons designated by the municipality who must be warned in the event of an actual or imminent major disaster. The plan also identifies who is responsible for warning those persons.
2018-04-20M.O. 2018-04-20, s. 3.
4. When a warning to the persons designated by the municipality is issued, the municipal civil protection coordinator designated by the municipality or his or her substitute must coordinate the implementation of the emergency preparedness plan and, as required, mobilize the persons designated by the municipality using the municipality’s mobilization list and directory of resources.
2018-04-20M.O. 2018-04-20, s. 4.
5. The mayor, the acting mayor, the municipal civil protection coordinator or his or her substitute, or any other person designated by the municipality, may
(1)  approve the content of the warning message to the population;
(2)  authorize the dissemination of the warning message; and
(3)  issue the warning to the population.
The warning message to the population must mention, in particular, the nature of the disaster, its location and the safety instructions to be followed.
2018-04-20M.O. 2018-04-20, s. 5.
DIVISION II
MINIMUM RESCUE SERVICES
2018-04-20, Div. IIM.O. 2018-04-20, Div. II.
6. A local municipality must be able to disseminate among its population information intended to protect the persons and property in its territory in the event of an actual or imminent major disaster.
2018-04-20M.O. 2018-04-20, s. 6.
7. A local municipality must designate locations that can, in the event of an actual or imminent disaster, be used as a coordination centre or as service and temporary housing centres for victims.
2018-04-20M.O. 2018-04-20, s. 7.
8. A coordination centre must have telecommunications and computer equipment allowing for the reception, processing and transmission of information on the management of the disaster and of the space needed to receive the persons designated by the municipality.
In addition, the municipality must be able to overcome an interruption in electrical supply that could occur in the centre.
2018-04-20M.O. 2018-04-20, s. 8.
9. Service and temporary housing centres for victims must be equipped with sanitary facilities.
In addition, the municipality must be able to overcome an interruption in electrical supply that could occur in those centres.
2018-04-20M.O. 2018-04-20, s. 9.
10. A local municipality must be able to provide victims with reception, information, temporary housing, food and clothing services.
2018-04-20M.O. 2018-04-20, s. 10.
11. A local municipality must develop procedures to evacuate and confine the population threatened by an actual or imminent major disaster and be able to implement them if need be.
The procedures must include
(1)  the names and contact information of the persons designated by the municipality to authorize the evacuation or confinement of the population;
(2)  the names and contact information of the persons responsible for evacuation and confinement operations, as well as the respective responsibilities of those persons;
(3)  the general instructions to be disseminated among the population;
(4)  the means to be used to disseminate the notice of evacuation or confinement of the population;
(5)  the means of transportation to evacuate the population;
(6)  the means to be used to make a census of the persons evacuated; and
(7)  the means to be implemented to monitor the sectors evacuated.
2018-04-20M.O. 2018-04-20, s. 11.
12. (Omitted).
2018-04-20M.O. 2018-04-20, s. 12.
REFERENCES
M.O. 2018-04-20, 2018 G.O. 2, 1945