The District Emergency Management Manual is part of the District Emergency Plan which has been developed and constantly being refined with the cooperation of Delta Emergency Measures Office, Delta Emergency Social Services, Delta Police, the Ministry of Education and other local agencies. Materials contained in this Manual are to be used by schools, staff and students for the purpose of emergency planning, preparedness and response. Materials contained herein are not to be used, in whole or in part, for profit or personal gain in any manner. Every reasonable effort has been made at the time of development to ensure the accuracy of the content in this Manual. The use and/or interpretation of the information in this manual is entirely at the risk of the user(s). The authors, contributors, and their agents of this manual assume no responsibility and disclaim any liability resulting from the use and/or interpretation of the information contained herein.