Emergency Management

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 2015 Emergency Response and Recovery Plan

Hazard, Risk & Vulnerability Analysis for Nanaimo

Preparedness Now

Hazmat Suits

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. 

Follow @Get_Prepared on Twitter. 

Last updated: August 12, 2017

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