Bowen Island Municipality Emergency Program
The Emergency Program plans for the response to and recovery from emergencies and disasters in order to help to protect the health and safety of Bowen Island residents.
Emergency First Aid - COURSE FULL
Saturday, September 28th, 9am-1pm, Municipal Hall Council Chambers (981 Artisan Lane)
Free, registration required, contact the Emergency Program Coordinator to be added to the waitlist.
Emergency Support Services Introduction to Group Lodging
Saturday, October 26th, full day course. On Bowen, specific location and time TBD.
Learn about the basic functions of a group lodging facility during emergencies or disasters. This course covers the fundamentals for ESS responders who may be called upon to work in, or support the activities at a group lodging facility. The purpose of this course is to prepare ESS responders for working in local facilities designated as group lodging.
Contact the Emergency Program Coordinator to register.
Emergency First Aid
Saturday, December 7th, 1:00pm-5:00pm, Municipal Hall
Free, registration required, contact the Emergency Program Coordinator to register.
Emergency Support Services Meetings are held in the evening on the second Tuesday of the month.
Email the ESS Director at BowenESS@bimbc.ca for more information.
Preparedness begins at home! Are you prepared to look after your families needs for at least 72 hours?
KNOW THE RISKS. MAKE A PLAN. GET A KIT.
For information on how to build an emergency kit; check out our Bowen Grab and Go Resource List.
Emergency Support Services (ESS) (formerly Emergency Social Services)
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Emergency Program Reference Documents
- Bowen Island Municipality Emergency Program Regulatory Bylaw #428, 2016
- Bowen Island Emergency Management Plan 2007
- Bowen Island Emergency Management Plan 2007 Appendices
- Bowen Island Hazard, Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (HRVA), 2018
- Tsunami Hazard and Risk Assessment, 2019
- Bowen Island Emergency Guide for Residents
Last Updated on 2019-08-20 at 10:03 AM