Emergency Notifications – Richmond BC Alert
Register today for Richmond BC Alert, the City’s emergency notification system hosted by Everbridge. Richmond BC Alert informs subscribed users of actions to take during emergencies such as floods, fires, hazardous material spills and other emergencies. Alerts may include information about evacuation orders, where to go for support during an emergency (i.e. location of reception centres) and additional information about potential threats to public safety or the community.
How to Subscribe to Richmond BC Alerts
Subscribe to Richmond BC Alert through your MyRichmond account. There is a Richmond BC Alert icon on the dashboard.
If you do not already have one, start by setting up a MyRichmond account.
Ways to receive Richmond BC Alerts
Subscribers are encouraged to provide multiple contact details and to selection multiple notification methods. You can register:
- Three email addresses, four phone numbers (including land lines), two SMS numbers, and one text telephone (TTY)
- Multiple City of Richmond addresses to receive targeted notifications for specific geographic regions within the City
Alert Ready is a Canada-wide program that allows provincial officials to issue emergency alerts. These alerts are broadcast on TV, radio, and compatible cell phones to provide urgent public safety information during life-threatening emergencies. You do not need to subscribe to these alerts. Alert Ready compliments and does not replace the need for Richmond BC Alert. Register above to receive Richmond-specific information during an emergency.