Top Ten Emergency Risks for BC and How to Cope

PreparedBCIf you haven’t seen a copy of the new PreparedBC resources, get your hands on them. Tailored towards tourism operators, the guides are a practical way that tourism industry players can take emergency preparedness in their own hands.

Download a copy of the PreparedBC: Emergency Plan for Tourism Operators (PDF) here.

Download a copy of the PreparedBC: Guide for Tourism Operators (PDF) here.

According to these resources, the top ten risks in BC are:

  1. Earthquakes
  2. Tsunamis
  3. Floods
  4. Wildfire
  5. Landslides
  6. Avalanches
  7. Severe Weather
  8. Power Outages
  9. Hazardous Material Spills
  10. Disease Outbreaks

Learn more about navigating these challenges by visiting www.gov.bc.ca/PreparedBC for a map of risks by district. The site is also a good resource for creating plans for your home, school, or community.

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