Hazards that could affect our city

Emergencies and disasters have happened in Vancouver in the past and can happen again. Learn about the hazards in Vancouver that could become emergencies.

Know your hazards

Understanding what can happen in an emergency allows us to take steps now to reduce risks and prepare for future challenges.

Having an emergency plan and supplies will help with most hazards. Specific hazards may require additional preparations. 


Emergency preparedness

Get the help, information, and training you need to keep yourself, your family, and your property safe during an emergency.

Resilient Vancouver

Resilient Vancouver is a citywide strategy that looks at the challenges facing our city and builds capacity for dealing with them.

Climate Change Adaptation Strategy

Learn about how we are taking action to reduce risks and adapt to hazards that affect Vancouver.