A group of Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services Special Operations members with hardhats in front of concrete rubble

Earthquake Preparedness Strategy

We have made significant investments over the past decade to assess earthquake risk, upgrade infrastructure, and develop emergency plans, but more work is required to lessen the impact of an earthquake on the city

In 2013, we developed the Earthquake Preparedness Strategy to better understand the risk and reduce the impact of an earthquake in Vancouver. 

Our progress

The Earthquake Preparedness Strategy identifies 56 actions in the following categories.

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