Resources and Links

Federal Emergency Programs

The Federal Government has developed national policies, response systems, and standards to reduce the impact of emergencies, such as natural disasters, industrial accidents, terrorism, and computer viruses.


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

Comox Valley Emergency Program (CVEP)

CVEP functions in partnership with Comox, Courtenay, Cumberland, and the Comox Valley Regional District to provide coordinated emergency programming to the entire valley.

Strathcona Regional District Emergency Services

Emergency Services provides emergency programming to the communities in the Strathcona Regional District.

Community of Oyster River Emergency Evacuation Plan

Click here to open the CVEP/SEP plan that provides an overview of the plans in place to conduct community-wide emergency evacuation in the Oyster River area.

Other Resources

Wildfire Management Branch: wildfire preparedness guide

Click here to download the guidebook.

Downed Power Lines and Vehicles

Click here to view a short video explains the steps to follow in the event you are trapped in a vehicle near downed power lines.