A safe Manitoba that is resilient to all hazards, emergencies and disasters.


Manitoba EMO will work continuously with partners by coordinating and integrating activities to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from hazards and disasters.


To continuously engage with partners in a collaborative, coordinated, and integrated manner

To apply timely, creative and innovative approaches

To ensure trust and transparency through reporting, information sharing, and compliance with standards

To provide a consistent and uncompromising adherence to effective, efficient and high quality service

Guiding Principles

Comprehensive: emergency management takes a proactive approach and integrates all hazards, and coordinates mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery functions with partners

Risk - based: emergency management uses sound risk management principles to evaluate hazards, risks, and vulnerabilities to improve decision making and reduce likelihood of occurrence and severity

Collaborative: emergency management continuously creates and sustains relationships among individuals and organizations to encourage trust, promote a team atmosphere, build consensus and facilitate communication of a common purpose

Quality Assurance: emergency management promotes active engagements with focus on continuous improvements and applying best practices and lessons learned through exercises and events to build on disaster resistance and disaster resilient communities

Adaptability: emergency management applies innovative approaches to solving disaster challenges

Professional: emergency management prioritizes evidence-based approaches to training, education, and public stewardship

Service Excellence: emergency management strives to deliver services to clients and partners to support in the delivery of an efficient and effective emergency management program