BC's 1st Annual Tsunami Preparedness Week is March 22–28
Mar 20, 2015
In partnership with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Emergency Management BC encourages you to get tsunami smart during BC's first annual Tsunami Preparedness Week, March 22–28, 2015.
Visit Emergency Info BC's website or check out the 2015 Earthquake and Tsunami Smart Manual to learn about tsunamis, tsunami zones and alert levels, and what to do if there is a tsunami. Join the online conversation to help spread the word:
Tsunamis are rare but serious events. While many areas of coastal British Columbia may be threatened in the event of a tsunami, scientific and technical experts generally agree that Delta and other Metro Vancouver communities are at low risk for tsunamis generated in the Pacific Ocean. Additional risks may exist in the event of a near-shore earthquake; however, such earthquakes have been found to be extremely rare throughout history.
Know the risk, get prepared and make a plan. Be Tsunami Smart.