Subscribe to Vic-Alert

In the event of an emergency, social media and the City’s emergency notification system Vic-Alert will play a key role in communicating updates to the public.

Updates on Social Media

For emergency updates in the City of Victoria, follow: 

For helpful emergency preparedness tips and recovery information, follow:


Vic-Alert is the City’s free emergency notification system. It provides critical alerts and emergency information to anyone who has registered. Subscribers will receive alerts for events such as tsunamis, chemical spills, evacuation notices or other safety threats in the City of Victoria. Vic-Alert is powered by Alertable.

1. Sign up through the app (recommended)

The Alertable app is available for Android and iOS and offers the most features. Features include maps, pictures and additional incident details. 

Download from the App Store  Get it on Google Play

2. Sign up for email or text alerts

In the blue box below, sign up as many email addresses or phone numbers as you would like, one at a time. If you'd like to add multiple emails/phone numbers, refresh the page once you've completed each registration.

3. Sign up for phone call alerts

To sign up for alerts via phone, please select the ‘click here’ option below the text number box. This will change the text message section to a phone alert. You can add as many phone numbers as you would like, one at a time. 

If you have any questions or need assistance registering for Vic-Alert, please email or call 250.920.3373.