Emergency Program Act Modernization
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Who: Emergency Management B.C.
What: Modernization of the Emergency Program Act
Why: To improve emergency and disaster response, resources, and mitigation
Category: Law and Public Safety
Emergency Management B.C. (EMBC) sought input on modernizing the Emergency Program Act. Proposed additions to the Act included:
- The United Nations Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
- The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
- The draft principles that guide the Province’s relationship with Indigenous Peoples
An Emergency Management Legislation Discussion Paper was made available for public review and feedback.
Read the What We Heard Report.
Findings in this report are summarized in the What We Heard Summary Brief.
Stay up to date on changes to the Emergency Program Act on the modernization webpage.