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Integrated Emergency Planning Emergency Preparedness Conference October 4, 2005 PowerPoint Presentation
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Integrated Emergency Planning Emergency Preparedness Conference October 4, 2005

Integrated Emergency Planning Emergency Preparedness Conference October 4, 2005

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Integrated Emergency Planning Emergency Preparedness Conference October 4, 2005

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  1. Integrated Emergency Planning Emergency Preparedness Conference October 4, 2005 Dave Scott – Provincial Emergency Program

  2. Integrated Emergency Planning - Outline • Integrated Planning - What is it and Why? • Planning Context in BC • Integrated Planning Considerations • Examples • Tools and Supports

  3. Integrated Emergency Planning - Continuum Cooperative planning/preparedness Shared resources/funding Common response organization -BCERMS Delegated authority/responsibility

  4. Stand-Alone Planning Health Centre Well Protection Plan Neighbouring Community Your Plan Local Industries Local Gas Station Coast Guard Ministry of Forest PEP CNR

  5. An Integrated Approach Health Centre Neighbouring Community Well-Head Protection Plan Your Plan Local Industries Local Gas Station Coast Guard Ministry of Forest CNR PEP

  6. Economies of scale Avoid duplication Provide otherwise unattainable service Equity and consistency Efficient use of existing resources Integrated Emergency Planning – Why Integrate?

  7. Disasters don’t recognize boundaries Response span of control Reduce over all risk to communities Integrated Emergency Planning – Why Integrate?

  8. Integrated Emergency Planning - Context British Columbia • 950,000 km2 (California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho combined) • 4.4 million people • 57 Hazards identified • Earthquakes, flooding, interface fires greatest impact potential

  9. Integrated Emergency Planning – Context • 156 Municipalities • 27 Regional Districts • 313 First Nations Reserves

  10. Integrated Emergency Planning - Considerations • Geography • Population • Resources • Risk Environment • History

  11. Integrated Emergency Planning - Examples • Integrated Emergency Management Programs • Integrated Planning/preparedness activities

  12. RDEK • Three programs: • Columbia Valley • Central Sub-Region • Elk Valley/ • South Country

  13. Integrated Emergency Planning - RDEK • Regional District of East Kootenay • Elk Valley South Country EP • Columbia Valley EP • Central Sub region EP

  14. Integrated Emergency Planning - NSEMO • North Shore EMO • District of West Vancouver • City of North Vancouver • District of North Vancouver

  15. Cowichan Valley Regional District City of Duncan Town of Ladysmith Town of Lake Cowichan District of North Cowichan Penelakut Tribe Cowichan Tribes Integrated Emergency Planning - CVRD

  16. Integrated Emergency Planning – Prep/Planning • Joint Emergency Liaison Committee • Mid Island Emergency Coordinators Committee • PEP sponsored regional workshops training and seasonal preparedness workshops • Regional Exercises

  17. Integrated Emergency Planning - Response • Lillooet Fire June 2004 • Joint Lillooet First Nations and local government EOC • GIS Mapping supplied by band for EOC Planning Section

  18. Integrated Emergency Planning - Response • McKinney Road Fire – August 2005 • RD of Okanagan Similkameen • Joint program with Town of Oliver • Evacuation alerts/orders and public information coordinated with Osoyoos Indian Band at EOC • Business continuity benefit

  19. Integrated Emergency Planning – Tools/Supports • PEP Regional Managers • Regional Emergency Planning Forums • UBCM Grants – Additional funding for integrated planning initiatives • Disaster Resilient Communities page on PEP website • HRVA/CEPR • CommunityEmergency Management Guide

  20. Integrated Emergency Planning – Interactive • Challenges/issues you are dealing with in integrating your planning with neighbouring jurisdictions • Solutions and best practices

  21. Integrated Emergency Planning – Interactive Suggestions for discussion: Lessons learned from previous events: • U.S. Hurricane Events • Firestorm 2003 • Avian Influenza 2004 • Severe weather event January 2005 • Other

  22. Integrated Emergency Planning Questions?

  23. Thank you.