Bracing for Disasters is an occasional series investigating how to support evacuees and save lives as extreme weather worsens in B.C.
In This Series
Climate calamities will increase in BC. What can we learn from survivors? What must be done to help evacuees and save lives? A special Tyee series.
Most victims are displaced far longer than the province’s aid system assumes, shows data analyzed by The Tyee.
Not much was easily at hand. So we came up with a solution. A Tyee Q&A with Jens von Bergmann.
Nine climate catastrophe survivors share what they fought to keep as they fled for their lives, in words and pictures.
BC has long faced ‘gaps’ in emergency aid that compound the nightmare. Evacuees told us what needs fixing. A Tyee special report.
As fires and floods again beset BC, here are tips and resources from survivors and experts.
Grappling with trauma and loneliness, Lytton’s displaced offer lessons in an era of rising risks.
Meet 11 British Columbians who share their climate calamity ordeals and offer lessons for what’s to come.
Watch this video discussion of how to empower communities in the era of climate crisis.
We spent months learning from fire and flood survivors, responders and experts. This caps our series.