on the web
These recommended websites are free and easily accessible! All you need is an internet connection.
This site from the Government of BC provides information on how to prepare or recover from a disaster, including how to know the hazards and make a plan, prepare emergency supplies, find guides and resources, learn what happens in an evacuation, and apply for available financial assistance after a disaster. There are also emergency preparedness guides for a variety of circumstances and hazards.
Emergencies can happen at any time and without warning. With a little preparation, you can respond quickly to help yourself and others. This site from the Government of Canada will help you understand the risks in your area, create a household emergency plan and build an emergency kit.
This page from the District of West Vancouver offers advice on winter preparedness, earthquake preparedness, flood prevention, wind storms and power outages, what to do after a fire, and your pet during an emergency.
North Shore Emergency Management (NSEM) is an inter-municipal agency that provides emergency management services for the City of North Vancouver, District of North Vancouver, and District of West Vancouver. NSEM provides advice on preparing an emergency kit, making an emergency plan, and signing up for the Alertable app. You can also sign up to be a volunteer in an emergency.