Prepare for Climate Hazards

While we must continue to reduce our emissions and mitigate the effects of climate change, we also recognize our UBC communities are already experiencing the impacts of climate hazards, including wildfires, extreme heat, windstorms, and floods. Here are a few useful resources for building preparedness and resilience.

Preparing for Cold Weather Events

A UBC Climate Hub wellbeing series that contains tangible strategies and coping mechanisms for supporting systemic, community, and individual wellbeing before, during, and after cold weather events.

Be Prepared for Fires and Smoke

Know how to stay safe, evacuate, and prevent fires from happening, whether it is an interface fire, wildfire smoke, or a building fire. By UBC Ready.

How to Stay Cool in Extreme Heat: Tips and Strategies

A UBC Climate Hub wellbeing series that provides coping strategies for staying cool in extreme heat at an individual level, community level, and systemic level.  

BC Flood Preparedness Guide

An in-depth guide on how to be prepared for flood danger in BC, including home improvement methods, what to put in an emergency pack, and communication strategies.

Get Flood Ready

Discover strategies and simple steps to be flood ready that you can take by knowing the risks, preparing your home, helping your community, and staying informed. 

Resilient-C: Prepare for Coastal Hazards

Examine the various coastal communities across Canada that are exposed to coastal hazards and discover the actions that they take to address the risks and improve their resiliency.  

Be Prepared for Extreme Weather

Learn about the different types of extreme weather such as extreme heat and windstorms that you may encounter at UBC, and what to do in those situations. By UBC Ready.