Emergency Management Oceanside
Each year, thousands of people face emergency situations that could change their lives forever. Know the hazards in your area and take time to assemble your family emergency kit.
Family and Community Preparedness
72 hours - is your family prepared? During an emergency, you and your family could be on your own for an extended period of time. Emergency services may not be readily available, as increasing demands are placed on responders. It may take emergency workers some time to get to you as they help those in most critical need. As well, access to phones, gas, water, sewer and electrical services may be cut off. Personal preparedness is vital.
Here are a number of resources to help you identify hazards in British Columbia. You will learn about preparing your family for a variety of disasters such as an earthquakes, floods, severe storms, hazardous material spills and interface fires.
Prepare Your Home
Preparedness for People with Disabilities
Pet Safety and Preparedness
Provincial Emergency Program
Emergency Kit Building Blocks (for at least 72 hours)
Recommended additional kit supplies:
Build an Emergency Kit