Provincial level emergency management

Provincial level emergency management includes:

  • Guiding legislation and policies
  • Testing and exercising provincial plans
  • Indigenous partnership table events
  • Reports


Emergency management legislation is currently being updated in B.C.


Policies and procedures support emergency management programs and activities.

Emergency activations

Provincial emergency coordination centres may be activated during an emergency.

Emergency exercise program

Provincial-level exercises let the government and partners test how they would respond in an actual disaster.

Emergency plans

Plans make sure B.C. is prepared in case of an emergency or disaster.

Partnership table events

A forum between Indigenous communities and other partners focused on disaster preparedness.

Emergency response incident summaries

Statistics on different emergency response incidents

Provincial reports

Reports on the 2017 wildfire and flooding season.

Support organizations

The Province works with these organizations in major emergencies.