Local government emergency operations

This page is for local emergency program staff responsible for public safety during response and recovery. Most of the templates and forms are in Word (DOCX) format so that you can add, delete or edit tasks as you customize the process to meet your community needs.

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Declaring a State of Local Emergency

Emergency program staff and officials must be prepared to declare a state of local emergency (SOLE) in response to an emergency. These guides and templates are available to guide the process.

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Evacuation guidelines

The general public can find evacuation guidance details on this page: Evacuation guidance for the general public

These guidelines outline considerations when conducting evacuations. 

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Emergency Operations Centre (EOC)

These guidelines are for an Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in the event of a major emergency.

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My EM Resources is a free online resource centre hosted by the Justice Institute of BC. The site has a series of EOC forms for download. 


Public and media communications

A comprehensive guide to help build trust and connect with the public during an emergency.

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Financial guidance for response costs

These guides and templates will help with financial assistance claims for response costs.

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Re-entry and recovery

After an emergency incident, these resources can help with planning your recovery and financial claims related to recovery.

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Questions?

Please contact a Regional EMBC Office if you have any questions about these resources.