Planning for, and responding to emergencies within the City of Williams Lake involves a coordinated effort between the:
Provincial Emergency Program
Emergency Support Services
BC Ambulance Service
Search and Rescue
Ministry of Forests
And a number of other agencies and organizations.
Emergency Planning Committee
An Emergency Planning Committee meets on a monthly basis to ensure that all necessary plans are in place to respond quickly and effectively to any emergency that might arise in the community. In addition to regularly reviewing and updating response plans, the Committee also undertakes exercises which provide opportunities for the various agencies to work together as they test the plans.