Emergency Planning

​Links and resources to emergency preparedness information for Metro Vancouver and BC.

Integrated Partnership for Regional Emergency Management in Metro Vancouver (IPREM)

An intergovernmental partnership between the Province of British Columbia and Metro Vancouver (21 municipalities, 1 Treaty First Nation, and 1 Electoral Area). IPREM was formed to coordinate regional emergency management planning activities.

Joint Municipal Regional Disaster Debris Management Operational Plan

The Joint Municipal Regional Disaster Debris Management Operational Plan provides a framework for disaster debris management for the 23 Local Authorities (21 municipalities, one Treaty First Nation and one Electoral Area A) within the Metro Vancouver region. This Plan enables Local Authorities to collaborate and coordinate effort, DDM resources, and communications, to maintain continuity and recover from emergencies.

Emergency Management BC

Emergency Management BC protects and improves public safety in B.C. by providing advisories of active emergencies, disaster readiness and recovery, fire safety and death investigation.



Get Prepared – Government of Canada

"Know the Risks, Make a Plan, Get a Kit" - emergency planning guide provided by the Government of Canada.

Electoral Area A

Emergency planning and response information for residents of Electoral Area A.

Emergency Preparedness FAQs





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Report an Emergency

  • ​All of Metro Vancouver, including Electoral Area A, is served by E-Comm 911