An Emergency Bylaw provides for the establishment, administration and operation of an Emergency Response and Recovery Plan for the City. In the case of major emergency such as a flood or an earthquake, services might be interrupted without notice. Should this happen, the municipal emergency plan will be ready.
The Prince George Fire Chief is the Emergency Program Co-ordinator and is chair of the Emergency Planning Committee, which is comprised of City, RCMP, Fire, Communication and Ambulance officials.
The City of Prince George is prepared for emergencies. Are you?
Be prepared to be on your own without help for 72 hours or more, at home, in your car or at work. Securing your home and putting together an emergency kit is vital; it will give you peace of mind to know that your family is prepared.
Some basics in preparation are:
- Drinking Water (min. 4 litres of water per person per day)
- Food (min. 3 day supply)
- First Aid Supplies
- Hazards: Secure items in your home
- Out of town family emergency phone contact
- Personal items, Medicine, Baby Supplies
- Pet Food/Supplies
- Fire Extinguisher (5lb Dry Chemical - ABC)