Emergency Preparedness Resources:
Emergency management in British Columbia is guided by four pillars: Mitigation, Preparation, Response and Recovery. Learn how the province is involved in emergencies and find resources for your household, neighbourhood and community.
As our flagship publication, this guide explains in greater detail the steps Canadians should take to become better prepared for emergencies. Included are a Family Emergency Plan template and list of emergency kit items.
Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) partners with First Nations communities to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies.
The SLRD Emergency Program works in the four electoral areas to lead and support emergency management activities in the Regional District. Working closely with member municipalities, and under the direction of the Electoral Area Directors Committee and Chief Administrative Officer, the SLRD Emergency Program prepares for, responds to, and helps communities recover from large-scale disasters and emergencies.Canadian Red CrossWhen personal disasters strike, the Canadian Red Cross provides food, shelter, clothing and essential supplies for up to 72 hours.
Whether it’s an earthquake, wildfire, hurricane, or human-caused calamity, a disaster can seriously impact your organization’s operations. “The Resilient Organization,” developed with the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, is a holistic guide to IT disaster planning and recovery in three sections.
Report an outage, find current and planned outages, and tips on how to prepare for outages at your home or business.
Resources provided by Regional District of Okanagan-Similmakeen