Congratulation to Members of the Coast Emergency Communications Association.

At the January monthly meeting members of the Coast Emergency Communications Association received Years of Service Pins as Public Safety Lifeline volunteers. This program operates within Emergency Management British Columbia, Ministry of Emergency Management and Climate Readiness.

The total years of service for these pins was 162 years, and the total volunteer hours for the organization in 2023 was in excess of thirteen hundred hours. Thank you to all those that volunteer to assist with the safety of residents in Regional District of Nanaimo and the City of Nanaimo.

An Article on A Major Earthquake

An article on what happens next after a large earthquake hits BC. It will take a few minutes to read, but it is interesting

https://www.nsnews.com/local-news/a-massive-earthquake-hits-bc-but-what-happens-next-5991974?utm_source=newsshowcase&utm_medium=gnews&utm_campaign=CDAQxZO12NHg_7N1GPXo3o-gt4XAtgEqEAgAKgcICjCmpY0LMPOInwM&utm_content=rundown

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/public-safety-and-emergency-services/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/embc/plans/peirs.pdf?utm_source=north%20shore%20news&utm_campaign=north%20shore%20news%3A%20outbound&utm_medium=referral

CECA Joins AREDN Network Oct 2022

Working in concert with members of the Nanaimo Amateur Radio Association an AREDN station was installed at the Gabriola Fire Department and became part of the AREDN network. More work will be done in the coming days to complete work on the roof. The station is operational and we are working on “proof of concept. ” The next step will be do we want to expand the network in our area of responsibility.

This is one more tool available during emergency/auxiliary communications,

Sunshine Coast Activates Emergency Operations Centre due to water shortage.

The drought has lowered water supply to the Sunshine Coast of BC to the point an Emergency Operations Centre has been activated. More information at

https://bc.ctvnews.ca/the-worst-that-it-has-ever-been-concern-mounting-as-severe-drought-conditions-persist-in-parts-of-b-c-1.6098233?cid=sm%3Atrueanthem%3Actvvancouver%3Atwitterpost&taid=633e4bc5e9289400010cb342&utm_campaign=trueAnthem%3A+Trending+Content&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter

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