The Neighbourhood Emergency Assistance Team (NEAT) is a team of trained volunteers who support professional emergency responders in times of a disaster, such as an earthquake.
The program is designed to help residents protect themselves, their families, neighbours, and neighbourhoods in an emergency situation.
During a natural or man-made disaster, NEAT is trained to:
To volunteer for NEAT, you should have the time and physical capabilities to complete intensive training.
You must be a Vancouver Volunteer Corps member that has completed the orientation and Level 100 training.
To join NEAT, contact Whitfield Crump, Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services (see contact on this page).