Emergency Preparedness

Emergencies and natural disasters cannot always be prevented, but we can prepare to minimize or avoid the effects of such events. Creating an Emergency Plan and having a kit that can sustain your family for at least 72 hours are steps you can take to prepare for such emergencies.

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In an effort to alert residents and businesses of emergency situations, the Municipality of North Cowichan has implemented an automated emergency alert service. This service will notify you by email, text message, or telephone of the nature of the emergency and where to obtain more information. Sign up now!