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Disaster Recovery Institute of Canada

Justice Institute of British Columbia Emergency Management Division
Conducts emergency management training under contract to Emergency Management BC.

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) is responsible for supporting emergency management in on-reserve First Nation communities. For more information visit https://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1309369889599/1309369935837. To contact the AANDC regional office regarding general inquiries email BCEMU@aandc-aadnc.gc.ca

British Columbia Emergency Social Services Association (ESSA)
A non-profit organization supporting Emergency Social Services volunteers and communities in the preparation of their social services plans for emergency response.

Emergency Preparedness for Industry and Commerce Council (EPICC)
The private business sector in British Columbia working together to further the cause of emergency preparedness.

Partnerships Towards Safer Communities - Online

A Canadian virtual on-line community, founded to encourage improvements to emergency management, business continuity and critical infrastructure protection programs.

British Columbia Regional and Municipal Governments

Civicnet, a service provided by the Union of B.C. Municipalities, has links to all local municipalities and regional districts in B.C.

National / International Associations and Partnerships

Canadian Risk and Hazards Network (CRHNet)
A not-for-profit organization established in response to a growing demand to promote and strengthen disaster risk reduction and emergency management in Canada.

Western States Seismic Policy Council (WSSPC)
Cooperative earthquake and tsunami education and policy development applicable to the Western portion of North America and the Pacific region. British Columbia is a member, jointly represented by Emergency Management BC and the BC Geological Survey.

Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup (CREW)
"Cascadia" region encompassing BC, WA, OR, and northern CA.

Avalanche Canadian
A registered non-profit Society that represents the avalanche community in Canada by promoting scientific and technical knowledge, standards and communications.

Canadian Federal / National Emergency Management Agencies and Supporting Organizations

Public Safety Canada

Environment Canada - Weather Warnings

Environment Canada - Weather Information

Health Canada Online
An A-Z Virtual Resource Library

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canada Coast Guard (Pacific Region)

Industry Canada (Western Region) Emergency Telecommunications

The Canadian Red Cross

St. John Ambulance Canada

Other Canadian Provincial Emergency Management Organizations

Emergency Management Alberta

Yukon Emergency Measures Organization

Saskatchewan Public Safety Protection and Emergency Services

Manitoba Emergency Measures Organization

Emergency Management Ontario

Quebec Emergency Preparedness

New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization

Nova Scotia Emergency Management Office

Prince Edward Island Emergency Measures Organization

Newfoundland and Labrador Emergency Measures Division

Northwest Territories Emergency Management Organization

Adjacent U.S. States Emergency Management Agencies

Washington State Emergency Management Division

Idaho State Bureau of Disaster Services

Alaska Emergency Management

U.S. Federal / National Emergency Management Agencies

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

The American Red Cross

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