Public Information/Education

The Oak Bay Emergency Program regularly invites guest speakers to provide to offer vital public safety and emergency preparedness information to the general public.  All the presentations are free. 

Previous Public Information Sessions

  • Lessons from Hurricane Katrina
  • Disaster Preparedness for Pets
  • Emergency Management in BC
  • Leadership & Levees – Learnings from Recovery in New Orleans
  • Neighbours Helping Neighbours - Cowichan Regional District
  • Business Continuity
  • BC Hydro- Electrical Awareness
  • Oak Bay Sea Rescue
  • Successful Public Messaging - California ShakeOut
  • Mitigation to Recovery
  • Wildfires 2009: Response, Recovery, Lessons Learned
  • CRD Climate Change
  • What are our Risks for Tsunami, Earthquake, Storm Surge and other hazards? What can we do to reduce our risks and increase our resilience?
  • Haiti Year 1 after the earthquake: Working to build safer, resilient communities
  • Lessons learned from the Christchurch, NZ earthquakes