Emergency Management in BC

There are 57 known hazards in British Columbia including floods, wildfires, landslides, earthquakes and extreme weather. One or more of these hazards could impact your community at any time. Are you and your community prepared?

In BC, Emergency Management British Columbia (EMBC) is the provincial organization responsible for the coordination of emergency management for response and recovery. EMBC works closely with local authorities, provincial ministries and agencies, volunteers and federal departments.

If your community is experiencing an emergency please contact EMBC’s 24/7 emergency line at 1-800-663-3456 to report the incident and initiate response activities.

For further information on emergency management, we invite you to visit the links below or contact AANDC’s BC Emergency Management Unit at: BCEMU@aandc-aadnc.gc.ca