Are You Ready?

A natural disaster can strike at any time, without warning. Learn how to make an emergency kit and plan, and protect yourself, your family, and your property.

Get Alertable

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

The North Shore is at significant and increasing wildfire risk due to the following factors:

How to prepare

Review the North Shore Evacuation Guide. Prepare an emergency plan and make an emergency kit so you can survive on your own for a minimum of 72 hours, and know what to do if you are evacuated. 

What to do during a wildfire

If you are ordered to evacuate

Do the following only if it is safe and there is time.

Outside the home

Inside the home

When you return, contact FortisBC to arrange for natural gas to be turned back on if you turned it off.

Get notified of a forest fire

Current Conditions

Learn more about forest fires