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Southlands Flooding questions

After the presentation by Carly Benson on November 16, 2017, Terry Slack asked a question about plans for dike building in the Southlands area. Response from City of Vancouver: Carly mentioned that after her presentation the DEEP group had a number ...

First DSH Training Exercise

DEEP made the news recently when CBC reporters arrived to report on our April 22 community preparedness exercise. Cindi Barker from Seattle Disaster Hubs again offered her generous support to help test the disaster support hub concept. Thirty residents, city ...

Emergency Social Services Exercise at Hillcrest Centre

The City of Vancouver has many opportunities to be involved in supporting our community. Watch this video of the ESS Volunteer exercise at Hillcrest Centre on April 22, 2017.

Vancouver is member of 100 Resilient Cities network

What does resilience mean? As defined by 100RC, “urban resilience is the capacity of individuals, communities, institutions, businesses, and systems within a city to survive, adapt, and grow, no matter what kind of chronic stresses and acute shocks they experience.” The 100 ...

Thank You UBC Earthquake Engineering Research Facility

Special thanks to alumni from UBC Earthquake Engineering Research Facility for providing a fun and educational display at Salmonberry Days in 2016 & 2017 at the Dunbar Community Centre.

DEEP on CBC News Vancouver

Watch CBC coverage of Neighourhood Emergency Assistance Team (NEAT) exercise and DEEP disaster support hub exercise.

Recovering from disasters: Social networks matter more than bottled water and batteries

Link to article: https://theconversation.com/recovering-from-disasters-social-networks-matter-more-than-bottled-water-and-batteries-69611

Champion of Dunbar Village: Dunbar Earthquake and Emergency Preparedness (DEEP)

In November 2016, DEEP was featured in the Dunbar Life publication.   DEEP in Dunbar Life

When will a massive earthquake, tsunami hit the Pacific Northwest?

The article entitled “When will a massive earthquake, tsunami hit the Pacific Northwest?” appeared on Aljazeera America’s website on November 13, 2015. Click here for article and video.

Fire: Dunbar’s most serious earthquake risk

A public talk by Brian Bogdanovich, Vancouver Fire Department, presented to a Dunbar Earthquake Emergency Preparedness (DEEP) meeting on May 19, 2015 was filmed by Ian Graham.