Local Government Profile

Metchosin, Canada  
71 km2
Hazard Types
Earthquake, Tsunami, Wild Fire
Name of Mayor
Mayor John Ranns
  • Mayor John Ranns

  • 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 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.

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