Local Hazards and Preparedness

Nanaimo RIver
Here on the central east coast of Vancouver Island there are a variety of natural and non-natural hazards, such as heavy rain and wind, earthquakes, and interface wildfires, that have the potential to quickly make life difficult. This section includes information and resources to help you prepare for local hazards, as well as details on our Neighbourhood Emergency Preparedness Program.

For further information on Emergency Planning & Preparedness please contact:
Transit and Emergency Planning Department
250-390-4111 | toll free at 1-877-607-4111 | e-mail: emergencyplanning@rdn.bc.ca