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.
FireSmart Workshop with Bruce Blackwell
We are offering a final FREE workshop to get Bowen Island residents familiar with and participating in the FireSmart program. Join us for a presentation by wildfire expert Bruce Blackwell, and learn what you can do to make your home and your island more resilient to wildfires. There's lots of time for Q&A, so bring your questions!
Thursday, June 20th, 2019
Fire Hall # 2 (1421 Adams Rd)
We are also offering FREE home and property assessments - contact us if you'd like to learn more about risks to your home and possible steps you can take to mitigate them.
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 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.
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
- BC Emergency Program Act and Regulations
Last Updated on 2019-05-23 at 9:45 AM