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The updated draft Zoning Bylaw and corresponding documents are available for review.

Emergency Preparedness

ACRD Emergency Program

Mission Statement

"To provide planning, support and leadership in emergency management to our community in order to protect people, property and the environment in the event of an emergency or disaster."

Be Prepared......Know the Risks......Have a Plan!

Heather Zenner, Royal Roads University Student, Research Project, Summary
Heather Zenner, Royal Roads University Student, Research Project, Report


Under bylaw, the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District (ACRD) is responsible for emergency planning for the Alberni Valley which includes the following:

  • City of Port Alberni
  • Electoral Area "B" (Beaufort)
  • Electoral Area "D" (Sproat Lake)
  • Electoral Area "E" (Beaver Creek); and
  • Electoral Area "F" (Cherry Creek)
Under the British Columbia Emergency Program Act, the ACRD is also responsible for emergency planning for Electoral Area "A" (Bamfield) and Electoral Area "C" (Long Beach). The Districts of Tofino and Ucluelet are responsible for their own emergency planning.

What's that Sound? - Public & Official Perceptions of the January 2018 Tsunami Warning and Evacuation in the Alberni Valley

A Letter of Thanks - Emergency Response - Jan 31 2018

Related Links
Current BC Wildfire Information

BC Earthquake Immediate Response Plan

Prepared BC

Basic emergency kit supplies

Household preparedness and neighbourhood preparedness guides

Emergency Info BC Follow on Twitter @EmergencyInfoBC and @PreparedBC

Disaster Planning Checklist



2016 Preparedness for People with a Disability Guide in pdf

Alberni Valley Emergency Plan 2014

AV ESS Plan Dec 2019

"Surviving a Disaster is Everyone's Business"