Emergency Preparedness

Step 1 – Make a Plan    Step 2 – Prepare a Survival Kit  Step 3 – Be Informed
Emergency Plan Should Include:
  • Two safe meeting locations (one in your neighborhood and one farther away)
  • A family communication plan (including out of town contacts) as local networks may not be available.
  • List of people in your personal support network.
  • Discuss your plan with family, friends and caregivers
  • Teach others about special needs (ie. use of medical equipment or administration of medication)
  • Practice your plan
Survival Kits should include enough supplies to last for 3 days:
  • Food (non Perishable and easy to prepare items) and a can opener
  • Water (4 litres per person per day)
  • Medication(s)
  • Flashlight Radio(crank or battery-run
  • Extra batteries
  • First-Aid Kit
  • Hand sanitizer or moist towelettes
  • Important papers (ie. copies of identification, contact list copies of prescriptions)
  • Extra car keys and cash
  • Whistle (to attract attention if needed)
  • Medical Suppiles and equipment Prescription eyeware and footware
  • Dentures and supplies
  • Pet food and supplies
  • Clothes and shoes
  • Sleeping bag or blanket
  • Personal items and toiletries
  • Playing cards or travel game
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By learning more about the various hazards you can be better prepared for them. Find out what to do to protect protect you and your family if faced with any of the following situations:
  • forest fires
  • pandemics
  • floods
  • thunderstorms
  • winter storms
  • winter storms
  • extreme heat
  • earth quakes
  • tornadoes
  • nuclear preparedness