Preparing for Escalating Climate Challenges: Practical Takeaways from a Portfolio-Level Climate Hazard Exposure Screen for Lower Mainland Health Facilities

June 20, 2024 4:15pm

Craig Dedels
Regional Manager, Climate Risk and Resilience
Vancouver Coastal Health

Maddy Laberge
Health Emergency Management BC (HEMBC) Manager
Vancouver Coastal Health and Providence Health

  • Examining the importance of climate resilience for health facilities
  • Understanding how current policies influence climate resilience in health facility projects
  • Executing the climate hazard exposure screen project for health facilities across the four Lower Mainland health organizations (Fraser Health, PHC, PHSA, and VCH)
  • Exploring practical applications of the project for climate resilience planning and emergency management