What's New

Check back and visit this page often to learn what has been happening and what is coming up in Emergency Planning at the University of Victoria.

Upcoming Events

Emergency Preparedness Workshops:

Attend a 90 minute session on emergency preparedness.  Learn about what you can do to be better prepared at home and at work.

Upcoming sessions:    Thursday, March 9th at 10:00 am (Full)

                                 Thursday, March 23rd at 9:00 am (Space available)

                                Wednesday, March 29th at 10:00 am (Full)

Open to students, faculty and staff.

If you plan on attending please RSVP to epedu@uvic.ca .   We will send you a confirmation email that includes location and information for the session you have registered for.

Connect U

Are you attending Connect U in early May?  If so, come and find the Emergency Planning information table and say hi!  We will have a variety of useful materials to help you become emergency prepared.

Emergency Preparedness Week

Emergency Preparedness Week is May 7th to 13th.  Is your workplace, class or home doing anything?  It is a great opportunity to remind people of how to be prepared for emergencies and disasters.  Check out this website for tips on emergency preparedness.


As well, follow us on Twitter to get updates on emergency preparedness topics.

The Great British Columbia ShakeOut

It is still months away, but you can start planning for the 2017 Great British Columbia ShakeOut!  The 2017 edition will be on October 19th at 10:19 am.!  Check out this website for more details.


Is 10:19 am  an inconvenient time?  We encourage you to hold an earthquake drill in your work area or classroom at any time during the week of the ShakeOut drill.