About EmergencyInfoBC

The EmergencyInfoBC website helps people find current and official information about:

  • Emergencies happening in British Columbia
  • How to stay safe during an emergency
  • How to recover after an emergency

This website is updated 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

EmergencyInfoBC is directed by the Ministry of Emergency Management and Climate Readiness. This ministry is the province’s lead coordinating agency for all disaster management activities, including emergency:

  • Preparedness
  • Response
  • Recovery
  • Risk mitigation

Contact your local authority for more detailed and local emergency information. Your local authority may include your regional district, municipality or First Nation.

Social media

Follow @EmergencyInfoBC on X (Twitter) for updates.

Media contacts

For media enquiries related to the Ministry of Emergency Management and Climate Readiness, call 250-880-6430.

For media contact information organized by Ministry, visit the Government Communications and Public Engagement Contact List for Media.

  • For media enquiries related to flood watches, warnings and advisories, contact the Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship.
  • For media enquiries related to infrastructure, highways and road work, contact the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure.
  • For media enquiries related to wildfires, visit the BC Wildfire Service Media Information Contact List.

For media enquires related to local States of Emergency and Evacuation Orders or Alerts, contact the local authority.