26 Weeks to Family Emergency Preparedness [PDF]
Time to pull all the pieces of emergency preparedness into place!
Family Emergency Supplies Detailed Checklist [PDF]
Includes typical components of a do-it-yourself emergency preparedness kit to help keep your family safe.
All-Hazard Individual and Neighbourhood Emergency Preparedness Workbook [PDF]
Identifies many of the hazards in British Columbia and takes you through preparing your family for a variety of disasters such as an earthquake, flood, severe storm, hazardous material spill, forest fire and landslide.
The workbook provides critical information about how to prepare a family emergency plan, conduct a home hazard hunt, respond in an emergency evacuation situation, and prepare and maintain emergency supply kits. It also identifies safety tips for the elderly and/or disabled, actions to take during various emergencies, and how to address children's needs after a disaster. Read more >> [PDF]
Emergency Contact Card [PDF]
Record particulars of your out-of-area contact person to be called by family members following a major emergency, when telephone communication should be limited.
HELP / OK Sign Set [PDF]
Have these distinctive signs ready to place in your home window during a disaster to alert emergency responders to your situation. Good for the car too!
What to do to be safe in the event of a hazardous material release into the air.
Your Emergency Preparedness Guide [PDF]
Knowing what to do when a disaster strikes will help you better control the situation and be in a better position to recover more quickly. Information in this publication helps individuals and families be prepared for any emergency.
Emergency Preparedness Supplies
BC Government Product Distribution Centre site catalogues emergency kits available for purchase by BC Government offices and BC Government employees. Can be ordered online.
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
A federal government agency whose mandate is to prevent workplace illness and injuries by providing Canadians with occupational health and safety information.