We all have an individual responsibility to be prepared for emergencies. Do you know how much food, water, and  other supplies are necessary to sustain you and your family for at least seven days? What are some of the supplies you should have in an emergency kit? Do you know how to prepare an emergency plan for you and your family? Do you know the risks in the Capital Region? This website will provide answers to these questions as well as helpful resources to prepare you and your family for any disaster.

This website is a collaboration between local government emergency programs in the Capital Region which is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island and is comprised of 13 municipalities and three electoral areas. The site is designed to be an ongoing source of emergency preparedness information to residents, resulting in increased resilience on a local level.

Find your local emergency program!

Congratulations to the Emergency Preparedness Champions!

Emergency programs in the region engaged in the first annual PrepareAthon to coincide with Emergency Preparedness week! Local programs nominated one emergency “Champion” who displayed a commitment to emergency preparedness by being personally prepared and contributing to emergency management initiatives in their community. Read more about the event, and to view the list of nominees and the winner!

26 Weeks to Emergency Preparedness!

Have you wanted to get prepared but don't know where to start? An easy way to get prepared is by following one simple tip a week for 26 weeks. There is a printable list of tips available, or follow us @crd_bc #26weeks to receive weekly tips and a chance to win prizes to get you prepared.

Guide To Emergency Preparedness in the Capital Region

Local emergency programs in the Region have collaborated to create an emergency preparedness guide to help you and your family get ready for any emergency. The book contains information on what do before, during, and after an emergency, and includes handy checklists so you don't forget anything.

Emergency Preparedness News and Events in the CRD

  • Thursday, March 19 - Victoria - 2015 Emergency Preparedness Workshops

  • Saturday March 24 - Oak Bay - 2015 Emergency Preparedness Information Session

  • Tuesday, March 24 - Victoria - 2015 Emergency Preparedness Workshops

  • Wednesday, March 25 - Saanich - 2015 Emergency Preparedness Presentations

  • Tuesday, April 14 - Victoria - 2015 Emergency Preparedness Workshops

  • Thursday, April 16 - Victoria - 2015 Emergency Preparedness Workshops

  • Wednesday, April 22 - Saanich - 2015 Emergency Preparedness Presentations

  • Saturday May 2 - Esquimalt - 2015 Individual, Family and Neighbourhood Preparedness Workshops

  • Saturday June 6 - Esquimalt - 2015 Individual, Family and Neighbourhood Preparedness Workshops

#26Weeks Emergency Preparedness Tip:

Week 17: Add additional canned or frezze-dried foods like stews, tuna fish, baked beans and vegetables to your kit. #26WeeksToPreparedness

Watch Preparedness Videos

Are you prepared for an emergency or disaster? 

Watch More at Prepareyourself.ca's YouTube Channel