Interesting Reading

REDFFG Emergency Management (e-mail notification registration)

City of Prince George emergency (& other) e-mail notifications

Wildfire Prevention for Your Home & Community

FireSmart Homeowner's Manual

FireSmart web site FireSmart Canada Facebook page           As many as 90% of homes and buildings are damaged or destroyed during a wildfire due to embers!

Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

Here are a few extracts to peak your interest . . .

Disasters have demonstrated that the recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction phase, which needs to be prepared ahead of a disaster, is a critical opportunity to “Build Back Better”, including through integrating disaster risk reduction into development measures, making nations and communities resilient to disasters.”

To promote the resilience of new and existing critical infrastructure, including water, transportation and telecommunications infrastructure, educational facilities, hospitals and other health facilities, to ensure that they remain safe, effective and operational during and after disasters in order to provide live-saving and essential services”

Older persons have years of knowledge, skills and wisdom, which are invaluable assets to reduce disaster risk, and they should be included in the design of policies, plans and mechanisms, including for early warning”

Children and youth are agents of change and should be given the space and modalities to contribute to disaster risk reduction, in accordance with legislation, national practice and educational curricula”