Category Archives: Preparedness

Earthquake Actions for Individuals With Disabilities

Please download this PDF and post it in your, home, work place, and school.  To learn more about the 2016 Great British Columbia ShakeOut  follow @ShakeOutBC on Twitter.

ShakeOut BC

Don’t forget to sign up and join CECA an thousands of others as we practice Drop Cover & Hold On on October 20, 2016


Emergency Preparedness Week May 1 – 7, 2016


Please join us in using this week as a reminder to be prepared.  The wildfire season has come with a vengeance and many communities have had to implement mandatory evacuations, as well as shelter-in-place advisories.  Are you ready?

Here are some resources that you can use to plan for your family safety:

Wildfire Information

Earthquake Information



Learn how to make a J-Pole Antenna

These handy copper-cactus antennas are great projects.  Build one for everyday use, or as an emergency back-up antenna.  Click on the link below for instructions, and a calculator to provide measurements for the frequency you will be using.  They can be built for  6m, 2m, or 70cm.  No ground plane is needed,  just an insulted support of, PVC, rope…etc.

CECA J-Pole Calculator