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Comox Valley Emergency Plan

To further assist members of the public with becoming better prepared, the regional emergency management program is making available the Comox Valley Regional Emergency Program Public Plan. The purpose of this plan is to outline the structure and organization required to effectively coordinate response and recovery to emergencies within the Comox Valley.

This plan does not provide operational guidelines for emergencies which are coordinated at the site by first responder agencies or internal to the emergency operations centre. It does provide important information pertaining to the Emergency Program Act requirements for local governments, regional hazards, risks and vulnerabilities, and how preparedness is a ‘shared responsibility’ for us all.

If you have any questions, feel free to submit an online form inquiry to us.


About CVEP

The Comox Valley Emergency Program (CVEP) functions as a partnership between Comox, Courtenay, Cumberland and the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) to provide coordinated emergency programming to the Comox Valley.

These vital programs are responsible for emergency preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery for the Comox Valley and its respective communities.

In addition to government planning for emergencies, it's also essential that we plan – as individuals – for our own safety and disaster recovery.  Comox Valley Regional Emergency Management offers personal, family, business and Neighbourhood Emergency Preparedness (NEPP) workshops. NEPP focuses on educating a neighbourhood/community to care for themselves under the concept of 'In it Together' and can be arranged throughout the year. Contact our office @ 250-334-8890.

The CVRD provides the community with access to emergency fire services and oversees the administration for the  Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District and the North Island 911 Corporation.


Emergency Notification System Emergency Preparedness Volunteer Agencies