Emergency Management Program
The mission of the program: to create and maintain a cooperative organization to manage risks from major emergencies and disasters that may affect the City of Nanaimo.
The two-part mission statement has been adopted to guide emergency management actions in the City of Nanaimo. The term "emergency management" reflects the intent to continuously examine actions that might help reduce the likelihood and impact of major emergencies and disasters. These actions include:
- understanding the risks
- taking all reasonable steps to reduce the threat
- planning for both response and recovery
- ensuring site support teams and community residents are prepared to act when needed
- continually evaluating and improving the program
City of Nanaimo 2018 Emergency Response and Recovery Plan newly updated
Hazard, Risk & Vulnerability Analysis for Nanaimo
A simulation of a hypothetical, but realistic disaster scenario that looks at what damage can be expected and what people can do to prepare themselves. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_IWJx-mOw0
Plan for an Emergency
Public Safety Canada publishes a wide variety of products aimed at helping citizens know the risks and get prepared for emergencies. The publications can be downloaded and printed.
Make a Family Emergency Plan - In an emergency if phones don't work or families aren't together, what will you do? Get key steps to take during an emergency such as an earthquake, severe storm, flood, and more.
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