How will I find out when I can go home?
If you registered with the emergency reception centre, Town of Banff emergency personnel will contact you. You should also be subscribed to the Town’s Emergency Alert Centre – an alert will be issued when it is safe for you to return home.

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1. If my neighbourhood is being evacuated and I’m elsewhere, can I go home?
2. If my children are at school and I receive an evacuation order, can I go get them?
3. My neighbourhood is being evacuated, my pets are at home unattended and I’m at work. Can I go get them?
4. How do I find out if there’s an emergency? How do I find out if there is an evacuation order?
5. I don’t have a vehicle. How do I evacuate with my belongings?
6. My neighbour is elderly, or disabled. How will they be taken care of?
7. How much time is typically given in an evacuation notice?
8. What’s the difference between an evacuation alert and an evacuation order?
9. How do I protect my home if I’ve been evacuated?
10. Do I have to leave if I receive an evacuation order?
11. Where is the emergency reception centre?
12. Will I be able to take my pet to the emergency reception centre with me?
13. Will my home insurance cover accommodation and food charges if I am evacuated?
14. How long will an evacuation last?
15. How will I find out when I can go home?