Neighbourhood Emergency Preparedness Program

Get engaged with your Neighbourhood Emergency Preparedness program. Whether you are an established Neighbourhood, looking to join with a group or want to have some input in the program.


The Regional District of Nanaimo, The City of Parksville and the Town of Qualicum Beach (Emergency Management Oceanside)want you to learn more and be apart of our Neighbourhood Emergency Preparedness Program (NEPP), connect with other groups within the region, and gain support to develop your own neighbourhood program.

  • This page allows you to show us on a map if you have an established program or are interested in starting one.
  • Have a discussion by answering one of our questions below. The more people share where they are at, the more info we all share and can help each other get prepared.
  • Have a question? You are likely not the only one thinking it? Ask a question and we will provide an answer below for all to see and learn from.

Be sure to register to our Get Involved RDN Neighbourhood Emergency Preparedness Program to share your thoughts and learn when we have added to topics and helpful information.

Great Resources

  • If you are new to the Neighbourhood Emergency Preparedness Program please start by clicking on the NEW-Regional NEPP handbook or Prepared BC NEPP handbook to learn some important info and easy steps to get started.
  • A good Neighbourhood program always starts with personal and household preparedness, you can learn more about what this includes on our website.
  • We hope to provide helpful info and how to steps within our FAQs, check back as we will continue to update them.
  • Be sure to reach out to your local emergency program as a valuable resource when starting a neighbourhood program in your area! Contact information can be found in the right-hand column of this page.

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and questions, and to become more prepared.


The Regional District of Nanaimo, The City of Parksville and the Town of Qualicum Beach (Emergency Management Oceanside)want you to learn more and be apart of our Neighbourhood Emergency Preparedness Program (NEPP), connect with other groups within the region, and gain support to develop your own neighbourhood program.

  • This page allows you to show us on a map if you have an established program or are interested in starting one.
  • Have a discussion by answering one of our questions below. The more people share where they are at, the more info we all share and can help each other get prepared.
  • Have a question? You are likely not the only one thinking it? Ask a question and we will provide an answer below for all to see and learn from.

Be sure to register to our Get Involved RDN Neighbourhood Emergency Preparedness Program to share your thoughts and learn when we have added to topics and helpful information.

Great Resources

  • If you are new to the Neighbourhood Emergency Preparedness Program please start by clicking on the NEW-Regional NEPP handbook or Prepared BC NEPP handbook to learn some important info and easy steps to get started.
  • A good Neighbourhood program always starts with personal and household preparedness, you can learn more about what this includes on our website.
  • We hope to provide helpful info and how to steps within our FAQs, check back as we will continue to update them.
  • Be sure to reach out to your local emergency program as a valuable resource when starting a neighbourhood program in your area! Contact information can be found in the right-hand column of this page.

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and questions, and to become more prepared.

Neighbourhood Preparedness Teams

2 months

Pick a pin and place it on our neighbourhood to describe where your team is at in terms of Emergency Preparedness. 

You can use this map to show you have an established team, if you are working on a neighbourhood team, or if you are just interested in starting a team. 

Please note this map is made public and you do not have to provide any personal information in your description. 


Pick a pin and place it on our neighbourhood to describe where your team is at in terms of Emergency Preparedness. 

You can use this map to show you have an established team, if you are working on a neighbourhood team, or if you are just interested in starting a team. 

Please note this map is made public and you do not have to provide any personal information in your description.