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Wednesday, October 19, 2016 11:00 AM
On Thursday, October 20 at 10:20 a.m. millions of people across B.C. will practice how to “Drop, Cover and Hold On”.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 3:56 PM
During the same timeframe as B.C.’s Exercise Coastal Response, neighbouring states and the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 10 are conducting an exercise called Cascadia Rising 2016.
Monday, June 6, 2016 10:30 AM
Exercise Coastal Response is Western Canada’s first, full-scale earthquake and tsunami response exercise. It is a test of the BC Immediate Response Plan that outlines the steps that the province and its partners will undertake in the immediate aftermath of a massive earthquake. The goal is to exercise elements of the IRP and strengthen relationships among and across partners and stakeholders to enhance operational coordination.
Thursday, January 28, 2016 12:06 PM
Premier Christy Clark announced $10,000 for the purchase of ten new digital radios for Coquitlam Search and Rescue volunteers, giving them more range and reliability to help even more people.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 10:00 AM
Last night's 4.3 magnitude earthquake eight kilometres off Sidney's coast is a great reminder of the importance of being prepared.
Friday, November 13, 2015 8:18 AM
The Province is urging British Columbians to prepare and be diligent, as Environment Canada continues to warn residents of strong winds and substantial rains for parts of coastal B.C. and the River Forecast Centre warns of high stream flow and potential flooding in South Coast communities.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 10:30 AM
The community of Tofino and members of the Ahousaht First Nation came together on Oct. 25 to respond to a capsized whale watching vessel, working together to save the lives of 21 of the 27 people on board.
Thursday, October 15, 2015 11:59 AM
The annual Great British Columbia ShakeOut took place at the Vancouver Public Library on Thursday Oct. 15, reminding British Columbians about the importance of proper technique to protect yourself during an earthquake.