Know Your Hazards

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Hazards are dangers or potential disasters. They can be naturally-occurring, such as earthquakes and tsunamis, or human-caused, such as hazardous material spills. Which ones you face depends on where you live. Understanding what they are will help you properly prepare. Get started by learning about the most frequent hazards in B.C.

If you’re not sure which hazards could happen in your community, check this regional hazards and risks map. You can also contact your local authority for more detailed information.