May 7 to 13th is Emergency Preparedness Week!

Do you have your 72 Hour Emergency Kit?  What about your Car Kit?  You should also have a Grab-and-Go bag.  If you have pets, you might need special items for them so consider an emergency bag for your pets.  

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Visit www.GetPrepared.ca for more resources to help you and your family prepare your 72 Hour emergency kits. You will also find lots of other information there to help your family face a range of emergencies.  

Remember, it is important to:

  • Know the risks - By knowing the risks specific to our community and region, it can help us be better prepared.
  • Make a plan - It will help us and our family know what to do.
  • Get an emergency kit - During an emergency - we all need some basic supplies.  We may need to get by without power or tap water.  Be prepared to be self-sufficient for at least 72 hours in an emergency.