When emergencies hit, the public often wants to be part of the online conversation.
#hashtags can be used to connect and share information about emergency response and prevention activities taking place at home and around the world.

As a guide, Emergency Info BC has compiled a quick list of evolving, trending and most-used emergency hashtags in British Columbia. Our friends at the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure have also created a list of the most popular hashtags for B.C. communities.

Alerts and Bulletins

#AMBERalert
#BCavalanche
#BCflood
#BCwildfire
#earthquake
#evacuation
#landslide
#StormReady or #BCstorm
#tsunami
#volcano
Preparedness Campaigns

#AvalancheAwareness
#BurnAwareness
#BCFlood
#FPW (Fire Prevention Week)
#ValentinesDay #Preparedness
#EPWeek (Emergency Preparedness Week)
#Zombie #Preparedness (Zombie Preparedness Week)
#Volunteer or #NVW (National Volunteer Week)
#ShakeOutBC (ShakeOut BC)