Earthquakes on the North Shore

British Columbia has the highest earthquake risk in Canada. Southwestern BC, including the North Shore, are at the highest risk within BC. 

The North Shore could experience an earthquake that causes extensive damage and injury, and you may be left to take care of yourself unassisted for the first 72 hours. It's important to be prepared.

NSEM is using Alertable to send out alerts for emergencies such as severe weather and natural disasters.

In the event of a emergency or disaster you will need some basic supplies. Many items may already be in your home.

A household emergency plan will help you connect with family members if you're not together when an emergency happens.