Richmond Resilient Communities
Richmond Resilient Communities (RRC) is a program designed to provide residents with the tools and knowledge to prepare themselves, their families, and their communities to be resilient to emergencies of all sizes.Richmond Resilient Communities Workshop
Know the risks
Participants will be led down an exploration of what the hazards are in Richmond.Make a plan
Participants will work through a series of scenarios starting with a focus of home and family preparedness, and later expanding to city-wide emergencies. Discussions and scenarios on Family Emergency Plans, Shelter in Place, Group Lodging, and more take place to provide perspective and context.Make a kit
Supplies, tools and materials to be self-sufficient or family-sufficient for 3-7 days will be explored.Know what to do
Participants will explore the current skills present in the community, and identify any gaps in previously identified areas required for success. Skills such as Communications, First Aid, Fire Suppression, Rapid Damage Assessment and Urban Search and Rescue are all discussed.2018 Scheduled RRC Workshops
As workshops are community-specific and residents are encouraged to register for the workshop taking place in their community. All workshops and materials are free for residents of Richmond. There are two ways to register:
- Online at www.richmond.ca/register.
- By calling 604-276-4300 and pressing “2” at the prompt (Monday-Friday, 8:30-5:30 pm).
Please note that registration for Fall workshops below will be open on Wednesday, July 25.
|October 3 & 10, 2018 (Wednesdays)
||6:00 - 8:15 p.m.||Sea Island Elementary||2607892|
Oct 17 & 24, 2018 (Wednesdays)
||6:00 - 8:15 p.m.||Thompson Community Centre||2648042|
|November 1 & 8, 2018 (Thursdays)||6:00 - 8:15 p.m.||Sea Island Community Centre||2607992|
|November 15 & 22, 2018 (Thursdays)||6:00 - 8:15 p.m.||J.N. Burnett Secondary School||2650942|
The RRC workshop serves as the foundation for learning. Upon completion of the workshop, each participant is given the opportunity to pursue further skills training offered by the City.
Rapid Damage Assessment
Help keep family and neighbors safe by learning how to assess home damage immediately following a disaster such as a flood, earthquake or wind storm. Prerequisite: Completion of RRC Workshop (a.k.a. Family and Community Emergency Workshop)
|September 22, 2018 (Saturday)||8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||City Hall||2567892||$35|
Receive a Food Safe Certificate that permits working in restaurants, school cafeterias and food fairs after completing this full-day comprehensive program designed for the food service industry. Bring a snack and lunch. Prerequisite: Completion of RRC Workshop (a.k.a. Family and Community Emergency Workshop)
|October 27, 2018 (Saturday)||8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.||City Hall||2567842||$20|
Request a Workshop in your Community
Additional workshops can be requested by community members and will be organized if there is sufficient demand. Complete and email the request form to email@example.com.
For more information on the RRC program, call 604-233-3333 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.