Emergency Preparedness, Response & Recovery
Are you prepared for an emergency? Make sure you’re as ready as you can be for an accident, environmental emergency or natural disaster.
Welcome to PreparedBC, British Columbia's one-stop shop for disaster readiness information.
Emergency Management BC is the Province's lead coordinating agency for all emergency management activities, including planning, training, testing and exercising, to help strengthen provincial preparedness.
In B.C., local governments lead the initial response to emergencies and disasters in their communities.
Emergencies are managed first at the local level. However, if the situation escalates, the provincial emergency management structure will be activated.
The Office of the Fire Commissioner is a leader in fire safety awareness and prevention in British Columbia.