Emergency Preparedness: A responsibility we all share

When disaster strikes, the most important person is you. If you are well prepared, you will be in a better position to help your family, friends and neighbours.

Extreme Heat and Tsunami Information Portals

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Visit the Capital Region Extreme Heat Information Portal to explore and understand the capital region's vulnerability and exposure to extreme heat.

Visit the Capital Regional Tsunami Information Portal to look up locations and their associated tsunami hazard risk area, as well as plan a travel route in the event of an emergency tsunami response.

Guide to Emergency Preparedness in the Capital Region

Prepare yourself guide cover imageNow is the time to ensure you and your family are prepared for a power outage, earthquake or tsunami. The Capital Regional District has a one in three probability of a damaging earthquake in the next 50 years. It's not a matter of if an earthquake will happen, but when. This emergency preparedness guide will help you and your family get ready for any emergency. The guide contains information on what do before, during, and after an emergency, and includes handy checklists so you don't forget anything.

FREE Virtual Emergency Preparedness Workshop

You can participate in a free Virtual Emergency Preparedness Workshop from the comfort of your own home!

Victoria Ready has created this free virtual Emergency Preparedness Workshop Video. You will learn how to prepare for emergencies, make a plan, get your kit together, and connect with your neighbours.

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Get Your Kit Together

Having essential supplies readily accessible in an emergency is a vital part of preparedness.

Check out our videos on how to create emergency kits for different locations and for specific groups to ensure that you and your family are prepared, even if you’re not at home.

See the complete lineup of videos at:

Prepareyourself.ca's YouTube Channel