Emergency Management British Columbia (EMBC) is the coordinating agency for the provincial government’s emergency management activities.
The Emergency Management function in EMBC is organized into six regions, plus a Headquarters located near Victoria.
Each region has a Regional Office and Provincial Regional Emergency Operation Centre or PREOC available for immediate activation in response to an emergency or disaster.
A fully equipped radio room is co-located with each PREOC. EMBC regions are as follows:
EMBC Region Map (click on map to enlarge):
The Vancouver Island Regional Office and PREOC are co-located with EMBC Headquarters and the Provincial Emergency Coordination Centre
Station VE7PEP provided radio communication support to both the VIR PREOC and PECC.