Emergency response resources

Emergency response resources

If you are evacuated from your community due to flooding, you should register with Emergency Support Services (ESS) whether you need the support or not. This will help ensure that your loved ones and communities know where you are and know that you’re safe.

The toll on people, homes, businesses and infrastructure over the past few days has been unimaginable. In climate disasters such as these, it’s important to come together to share all of our collective knowledge and known available resources. We've put together this emergency resource page to help those who are looking for information and resources. 

If you know of any emergency resources or local groups organizing relief that we've missed below, please click here to send us your suggestions.

In difficult times like this, community is more important than ever. You are not alone.

Donate to the Red Cross 

Where to give in support of relief

Abbotsford Community Foundation's Disaster Relief Fund (This fund will support front-line agencies providing essential services to the families and businesses impacted by the disaster)

BC Search and Rescue Association 

Chilliwack Search and Rescue

United Way BC (Provide funding for housing, food assistance, trauma and mental health support for people affected by the floods)

Mamas for Mamas (This local charity put out a call for monetary donations as well as essential supplies for caregivers, like diapers and formula, to benefit community members impacted by the floods)

Abbotsford Food Bank

GoFundMe Verified Donations Hub

Donate blood to your local donor centre 


EmergencyInfoBC flood information (Contains links to all active regional district and band council evacuation alerts and orders, as well as evacuation centre locations.)

Government resources

BC Provincial Government Emergency Management Financial Supports (List of disaster relief funding and programs in BC)

Landslide and flooding risks after wildfires in British Columbia - What you can do to recognize and deal with the hazards (Pamphlet)

DriveBC (Information on BC's highway closures)

Community resources

Thisismylocality (Instagram page organizing support and donations in the Abbotsford area)

Floodwise in BC's Lower Mainland - Flood Toolkit (Also contains links to municipal and regional district flood preparedness and management resources)

BC Wildfire and Flood Support (Facebook group)

2021 BC Flood Crisis Support and Resources (Facebook group)

Social media toolkits for emergency awareness (Resources for social media managers, eg. FB group Admins)

The BC SPCA is offering shelter for animals and the Langley Animal Protection Society is offering flood-related pet boarding as well as pet food and supplies

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