Emergency Management

The View Royal Emergency Management Division is made up of Town staff and dedicated volunteers who serve their community in order to prepare, respond and recover from emergencies and disasters that may affect our municipality.  See the pages linked below to learn more about our emergency program and emergency management in View Royal:

The Emergency Management staff and volunteers maintains and manages emergency plans, emergency supplies and equipment,  Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) and Emergency Reception Centres.  We coordinate and facilitate training for staff and volunteers and host workshops on emergency preparedness for the public.  We are active in regional initiatives and are members of the Local Government Emergency Program Advisory Committee (LGEPAC) and the Regional Emergency Coordinators Advisory Committee (RECAC).

Our goals are:Staff in the EOC

to educate the public in regard to the hazards in our area and how to prepare for and respond to emergencies caused by these hazards in order to expedite recovery from emergencies and disasters;

♦ to maintain current and relevant emergency plans for our municipality;

♦ to prepare staff and volunteers to respond effectively to emergency and disasters through training and exercises;

♦ to maintain adequate resources that will allow responders to sufficiently perform their duties and assist in the recovery process for local government, businesses and residents.

View Royal’s Emergency Management Division is dynamic and continually strives to redefine itself in order to meet provincial mandates, compliancy with the British Columbia Emergency Management System (BCEMS), and the current needs of its residents, businesses and infrastructure.  If you are interested in setting up an emergency preparedness workshop or volunteering with our Emergency Support Services Team or Emergency Communications Team, please contact the Emergency Management Officer by phone at 250-479-7322 or email emergencyprogram@viewroyal.ca.

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