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. Learn more about these ten hazards that can occur in B.C. 

Hazards in Your Area

The hazards you face depend on where you live. Use interactive map to learn which hazards could occur near you.

British Columbia Hazard Map


Natural Disasters & Mental Health

Evacuations, loss, and worry caused by floods, wildfires and other natural disasters in B.C. affect us all. If you are feeling stressed or anxious, you are not alone. Visit our Natural Disaster Health page for ideas and resources to prepare and take care.