Local Government Profile
Metchosin - Canada
Mayor John Ranns
Website of the city : www.district.metchosin.bc.ca/
Size : 71 km2 sq km
Population : 2011 - 4,803
Leader Title : Mayor, Governing body
Part Of : BC
Hazards : Earthquake, Tsunami, Wild Fire
HAZARD AND VULNERABILITY PROFILE
Being a small coastal community - "The Big One" is a constant threat as well as tsunamis, however Wildfire is by far our greatest risk living in a high interface location with very little public water systems.
DISASTER AND RISK REDUCTION ACTIVITIES
Neighborhood Preparedness and Resiliency is our primary planing tool - we are a very self-sufficient community and willing to pull together in times of need.