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Integrated Partnership for Regional Emergency Management in Metro Vancouver

About Us

‚ÄčIPREM is an intergovernmental partnership between the Province of British Columbia and Metro Vancouver (on behalf of the 23 local authorities). IPREM was formed to coordinate regional emergency management planning activities.

IPREM is designed to collaboratively engage all levels of government and private sector agencies in regional emergency planning initiatives for Metro Vancouver.

In 2016 a NEW 5 Year Strategic Plan was adopted for IPREM, this provides the strategic vision, mission, priorities and goals to guide project work and activities for IPREM from 2016-2020. 


A disaster resilient region: Metro Vancouver

Mission Statement:

In collaboration with all levels of government and key stakeholders, lead the integration of planning for emergency management across the region to serve the greater public interest. 


A) Coordinating and integrating regional emergency management planning priorities

Goal: Regional emergency management plans, programs and processes are coordinated and integrated to address priority planning needs. 

B) Strengthening the region's emergency management capability and capacity 

Goal: Stakeholders are engaged in effective regional emergency management

C) Strengthening IPREM's organizational capability and capacity 

Goal: IPREM is sustainable, competent, responsive and accountable



Village of Anmore, Village of AnmoreVillage of Anmore
Village of Belcarra, Village of BelcarraVillage of Belcarra
Bowen Island Municipality, Bowen Island MunicipalityBowen Island Municipality
City of Burnaby, City of BurnabyCity of Burnaby
City of Maple Ridge, City of Maple RidgeCity of Maple Ridge
City of New Westminster, City of New WestminsterCity of New Westminster
City of Coquitlam, City of CoquitlamCity of Coquitlam
Corporation of Delta, Corporation of DeltaCorporation of Delta
City of Langley, City of LangleyCity of Langley
Village of Lions Bay, Village of Lions BayVillage of Lions Bay
City of North Vancouver, City of North VancouverCity of North Vancouver
District of North Vancouver, District of North VancouverDistrict of North Vancouver
City of Pitt Meadows, City of Pitt MeadowsCity of Pitt Meadows
City of Port Moody, City of Port MoodyCity of Port Moody
City of Richmond, City of RichmondCity of Richmond
City of Surrey, City of SurreyCity of Surrey
City of Vancouver, City of VancouverCity of Vancouver
Township of Langley, Township of LangleyTownship of Langley
City of Port Coquitlam, City of Port CoquitlamCity of Port Coquitlam
District of West Vancouver, District of West VancouverDistrict of West Vancouver
City of White Rock, City of White RockCity of White Rock
Electoral Area A, Electoral Area AElectoral Area A
Tsawwassen First Nation, Tsawwassen First NationTsawwassen First Nation