Emergency preparedness

For up to date information during an emergency in Whistler:

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Stay informed

Do you know where to find important information during an emergency? Find out how to stay informed during an emergency and always follow the instructions of emergency officials.

How Whistler prepares for emergencies

Learn how the Resort Municipality of Whistler plans for emergency and download resources, including Whistler’s emergency management plan.

Personal preparedness

Residents and businesses should be prepared to be self-sufficient for at least 72 hours following a major emergency or disaster. Follow simple steps to get prepared.

Shelter in place instructions

For some emergencies, such as a hazardous material spill, it may be safest to stay inside your home. Find out how to shelter in place safely.

Evacuating Whistler

If an emergency is serious enough, you may be asked to leave your home or ordered to travel out of the community completely. Here’s what you need to know to leave Whistler safely in the event of an evacuation.

Emergency updates

View the latest emergency updates and evacuation orders issued in Whistler.


Emergency Program Office

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