SLRD Emergency Notification

Mobile SLRD Alert

Voyent Alert! app can be downloaded from the Apple Store or Google Play.

SLRD Alert powered by Voyent Alert! is a free emergency notification system that delivers Squamish-Lillooet Regional District subscribers emergency notifications during critical events like fire, flood and extreme weather, by app notifications, telephone, text (SMS) or email.

In times of crisis it is important that residents have access to trusted, timely and accurate information to ensure their own safety and that of their family and loved ones. In response to this need, the SLRD has chosen Voyent Alert! as the communication service provider for these kinds of events.

 

How to Register for Alert

Option 1: Mobile Phone Users

  1. Download and install the FREE Voyent Alert! app from the Apple or Google Play stores.
  2. Launch the app and follow the prompts to complete the set-up:
  3. Mark your home location on the map or enter your address, and add any other locations that are important to you including workplaces, schools, friends and family, etc.
  4. Be sure to click the button to agree to receive alerts.

Option 2: Email, Text (SMS) or Voice Messages

  1. Register online for Voyent Alert! to receive email, text or phone call (voice message) alerts. 
  2. Mark your home location on the map or enter your address, and add any other locations that are important to you including workplaces, schools, friends and family, etc.
  3. Be sure to click the button to agree to receive alerts.

Existing subscribers to the previous SLRD Alert notification system will be automatically migrated to the new system, in compliance with privacy legislation. Existing subscribers are encouraged to login and confirm their information on file to ensure accurate delivery of SLRD Alert messages.

Please note: Text and voice messages contain less information than messages received by mobile app or email.  For best results, sign up for more than one message delivery option.

Register Online

 

What You Can Expect

Personalized Communications: Voyent Alert! provides informative communications. Critical information such as the distance and direction from an incident, time of intercept and preferred evacuation routes from your followed locations are provided.

Follow Multiple Locations: Voyent Alert! allows you to create and follow multiple locations such as “Kids School” or “Mom’s House”. Any event or communication related to your followed locations will be forwarded to you along your preferred communication channel.

No Message Fatigue: Voyent Alert’s smart alerting capabilities ensure that you will only get notified when a communication is relevant to you or one of the locations you are following.

Communications Your Way: Receive alerts over a wide variety of communication channels including mobile apps, text/SMS alerting, email or voice calling You can register for all or one of them.

Privacy is Paramount: Registration is anonymous, and no information volunteered or derived is shared or used for marketing or data harvesting purposes. Locational information from your followed locations is only used to determine its proximity to an alert event and to provide critical context within the communications (such as distance and direction).

Leaving is Easy: Both mobile applications and web-based accounts provide access to an unsubscribe feature accessed via the menu icon on the top right of the screen/page. If the service isn’t working out simply click on the “Unsubscribe” button and you won’t be hearing from us again.

For more information you can check out the FAQ and the Voyent Alert Privacy Policy.

 

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