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“Master of Disaster” Kids
Master of Disaster Program

Master of Disaster is a free classroom program, created by the BC Government, designed to help young people learn about emergency preparedness. The program teaches youth in grades 4 to 8 about hazards in B.C.—like floods, wildfires, earthquakes and tsunamis—and shows them how to prepare.

Each Learner Will Receive:
Each Educator Will Also Receive:
  • A Teaching Guide (PDF, 1.22MB) to explain curricular alignment and help you plan your lessons
  • A grab-and-go bag poster game to create some fun and to decorate your classroom

EMC has sample kits available at its office in Duncan, BC for teachers, school districts or PACs who are interested in exploring the delivery of this program.
Request a sample kit or support for your PAC to implement this program.

Order Your Classroom Kit
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If you have questions about the Master of Disaster program, contact the program at

Current Burning Permissions
Open burning—or burning outdoors—is allowed when the wildfire risk is low and can be a useful tool when conducted responsibly. Open burning includes Category 1 campfire, Category 2 and Category 3 open fire.
Regional Water Use Restrictions
During drought conditions, your water system operator may introduce water use restrictions to conserve limited water supplies. There are four stages of water restrictions which are coordinated across the Cowichan Valley. Local conditions may sometimes require a higher stage of water restrictions on certain systems.
No Restrictions
Stage 1 Restrictions
Stage 2 Restrictions
Stage 3 Restrictions
Stage 4 Restrictions