Greater Victoria Emergency Preparedness

Gary Nason has been deployed across Canada for his work with the Canadian Red Cross. He says people with emergency kits fare much better in situations when first responders can’t get on scene immediately. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Be Prepared: Canadian Red Cross volunteers see the difference emergency kits can make

Black Press Media takes a look at emergency preparedness in Greater Victoria in this special report

 

Be Prepared: BC Ferries to play crucial role in emergencies but also faces risks

Be Prepared: BC Ferries to play crucial role in emergencies but also faces risks

Black Press Media takes a look at emergency preparedness in Greater Victoria in this special report

 

Be Prepared: Food could be a premium in state of disaster

Be Prepared: Food could be a premium in state of disaster

Black Press Media takes a look at emergency preparedness in Greater Victoria in this special report

 

Staff at Royal Jubilee Hospital, and all Island Health facilities, practice for different emergency situations including code orange – mass casualties. (Don Denton/Black Press Media)

Be Prepared: Hospitals prep for mass casualties

Black Press Media takes a look at emergency preparedness in Greater Victoria in this special report

Staff at Royal Jubilee Hospital, and all Island Health facilities, practice for different emergency situations including code orange – mass casualties. (Don Denton/Black Press Media)
Residents need to be equipped to sustain themselves for about seven days after an earthquake and be prepared for a lot of changes. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Be Prepared: After the “Big One,” will your family be ready?

What happens after you drop, cover and hold on?

Residents need to be equipped to sustain themselves for about seven days after an earthquake and be prepared for a lot of changes. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Be Prepared: Tsunami risk from Sooke to Sidney

Be Prepared: Tsunami risk from Sooke to Sidney

Black Press Media takes a look at emergency preparedness in Greater Victoria in this special report

Be Prepared: Tsunami risk from Sooke to Sidney
More than buildings will crumble in the wake of the ‘Big One,’ warns local experts. (Stock photo)

Be Prepared: Economic threat very real post disaster

Black Press Media takes a look at emergency preparedness in Greater Victoria in this special report

More than buildings will crumble in the wake of the ‘Big One,’ warns local experts. (Stock photo)
Be Prepared: Are you ready for the ‘Big One?’

Be Prepared: Are you ready for the ‘Big One?’

Black Press Media takes a look at emergency preparedness in Greater Victoria in this special report

Be Prepared: Are you ready for the ‘Big One?’