The early warning system utilizes shock waves produced by the earthquake THE EARTHQUAKE EARLY WARNING SYSTEM. As part of BC Shake-Out on October 15, Dr Carlos Ventura gave a short presentation at Vancouver Public Library Central Branch about the earthquake early warning system developed at the University of British Columbia. He also talked about […]
NYT article about starting disaster preparedness in a community How to Prepare Your Community for a Disaster By ALAN HENRYFEB. 15, 2018 Continue reading the main story Quotes from the article: “Instead of going door-to-door to rally neighbors, you’ll find more success if you piggyback on existing institutions to organize people in times of need, […]
Excellent newsletter, encouraging and tangible for us to follow. Listed below are a few selected parts to dive into further and let’s plan to study the whole newsletter again. Click for: Seattle Emergency Communications Hubs Spring 2017 Newsletter Seattle’s volunteer HAM radio operators are organized to support communications in the event of disasters or when the city […]
Today marks the 317th year since the Pacific Northwest experienced an estimated magnitude 9.0 megathrust earthquake in the Cascadia Subduction Zone. This earthquake also created a large tsunami that attacked the Pacific Northwest coast line and 10 hours later, the coast of Japan. The Cascadia Subduction Fault runs offshore and dips under Northern California, Oregon, Washington, and the Province of British Columbia and is recognized as one of the world’s most dangerous faults that has built up enough strain to rupture again without warning.
Earthquake Preparedness Personal & Family We all witnessed the earthquakes in New Zealand, Haiti and Chile. Living in Vancouver, we too could be faced with an earthquake—yet few of us are prepared. We’ll cover developing your family emergency plan, how to conduct a “Home Hazard” Hunt and what to do when an earthquake strikes. When […]
Katarina Halm Carly Belzberg & March 17, 2016 7-8 PM Dunbar Community Centre (DCC) 4747 Dunbar St Register: firstname.lastname@example.org 3rd Thursdays Community Meetings next Meeting April 21, 2016 Safety & Fire Prevention Michelle Petrusevich Fortis BC Register: email@example.com Help us choose our themes for May and June : visit our survey to indicate your priorities! […]
March 20-23, 2016 International Disaster Psychosocial (DPS) Conference at The Westin Bayshore Vancouver, BC, Canada The Provincial Health Services Authority, Disaster Psychosocial Program is presenting their inaugural conference on disaster psychosocial considerations. The conference will provide a forum for presentations and discussion including: Exchanging knowledge of informed psychosocial practise in disaster response and recovery Training and […]
Considerable progress has been made in enhancing the physical safety of emergency responders, but a new call has emerged to better protect their psychological safety. This reflects an increasing awareness of the relationship between psychological hazards such as critical incidents or bullying, and disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression. This talk will […]
Please Help Distribute our New Invitation ~ Join us Saturday Feb 27th! Please print or ask if you wish to have printed copies for distributing in your blocks: PDF 1602011 Legal size DEEP FLYER Feb 27, Mar 17, Apr 21, 2016 Please post our new invitation at your school, business, church, or workplace websites and […]
Monday March 14, 2016 4:30 – 6:00PM: DEEP Organizing Committee Meeting TO REGISTER please use our organizing committee poll: or Telephone 604-263-9123 or 778-859-1234 * We are an all volunteer group and welcome new energy. Please consider joining us! * Organizing Committee Meetings Venue tba Meetings Continuing on MONDAY AFTERNOONS 4:30 – 6:00PM Apr 11, May […]
Dunbar Earthquake & Emergency Preparedness (DEEP) Events, Workshops, Organizing Committee Meetings (invitation posted Feb 4, 2016) These events are FREE! Donations to DEEP welcome. REGISTRATION REQUIRED firstname.lastname@example.org or Telephone 604-263-9123 / 778-859-1234 Three Hour Planning Scenario Workshop McLean Hall, St George’s School Senior Campus, 4175 West 29 Ave 9 AM – Noon SATURDAY FEBRUARY 27, 2016 […]
The training opportunity on Psychological First Aid (PFA) being offered in Emergency Operations Centre in North Vancouver is now filled and we may be able to coordinate a workshop in Dunbar as part of Salmonberry Days May 26, 2016. Notes from the BC Disaster Psychosocial (DPS) Council: Psychological First Aid (PFA) involves humane, supportive and practical help to […]
DEEP Organizing Committee Meetings We are an all volunteer group and welcome new energy. Please consider joining us! 4:30 – 6:00 PM Mon Mon Apr 11, 2016 Dunbar Community Centre, 4747 Dunbar Steet Register: email@example.com 604-263-9123 Future meetings: Mon May 9, Mon June 13, 2016 (2nd Monday of each month)
Ian Graham’s video: DEEP presents Brian Bogdanovich: “Fire: Dunbar’s most serious earthquake risk” May 19, 2015. Total length is about 49 minutes. Click for the video or use the full url
The City of Vancouver is developing Community Disaster Support Hubs with a plan to install the across the city by the fall of 2015 For more information on how you can prepare yourself, please visit the City’s emergency management website, and http://vancouver.ca/home-property-development/public-safety.aspx Notes from Talk Vancouver: ” Vancouver is at risk of experiencing a major earthquake. As part […]
DEEP Vision Statement The Purpose of Dunbar Earthquake and Emergency Preparedness (DEEP) The DEEP program is a citizen’s grass roots effort to ensure our community is able to take care of ourselves after a disaster. DEEP envisions organizing and planning block-by-block, bringing neighbours together to build mutual trust and awareness of each other’s skills and […]
The Purpose of Dunbar Earthquake and Emergency Preparedness (DEEP) The Purpose of Dunbar Earthquake and Emergency Preparedness (DEEP) The DEEP program is a citizen’s grass roots effort to ensure our community is able to take care of ourselves after a disaster. DEEP envisions organizing and planning block-by-block, bringing neighbours together to build mutual trust and […]
48 Weeks to Preparedness ~ at home programme and checklist ~ created by John Halldorson, DEEP organizing committee Click for Check list Week 1 -Purchase backpack/gym bag for each family member for Grab and Go Bag. – Attach whistle to each bag Week 8 – Put in each container: 1.5 – 3 gal water per person. […]
Map Your Neighbourhood (MYN) MYN Meeting Reminder – letter for inviting your neighbours to your MYN meeting. MYN_Meeting_Reminder MYN_Meeting_Reminder Word Doc MYN_Meeting_Reminder PDF * How to Mobilize your block for earthquake preparedness! * Includes the DVD programme & step by step workbooks. * A great plan for your next block watch meeting. Map Your Neighbourhood (MYN) Ongoing Project […]
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