We can't prevent disasters from happening, but we can prepare to avoid suffering, minimize damage and come through the recovery period as quickly as possible. The following list contains the natural risks and other hazards regularly monitored by the British Columbia Provincial Emergency Program.
- Severe storms
- Chemical releases
- Pandemic influenza - Public Health Agency of Canada
- Storm surges
To learn how to prepare for more emergencies in British Columbia such as: backcountry accident, drought, and volcanic eruption, contact your Community Emergency Management Coordinator through your local municipal office. Or, for more information on emergency management programs in British Columbia, contact the Provincial Emergency Program.
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