Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness

It is everyone's responsibility to plan for personal safety and disaster recovery. Our region has limited emergency resources. In a major disaster, there will be delays in receiving emergency help. A well-prepared emergency plan will you to be respond and recover from an emergency. The Province of BC has created Prepared BC (link) ), a one-stop-shop for online preparedness information, including:

  • Hazard specific information
  • How to build an emergency kit
  • How to prepare your household
  • How to connect with your neighbours and authorities in advance of a disaster


Heather Zenner, Protective Services Manager 250-724-1356 or hzenner@acrd.bc.ca

Karen Freethy, Protective Services Coordinator 250-724-7655 or kfreethy@acrd.bc.ca

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