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Emergency Preparedness Week May 6-12

Post Date:05/06/2018 6:00 AM

May 6-12 is Emergency Preparedness Week and we have prepared topics especially for County residents in the event of an emergency or disaster.

MONDAY
Creating an Emergency Preparedness Plan

Making an emergency plan only takes about 20 minutes and will help you and your family during an emergency or disaster.
Day 2


Visit these websites for additional information:
https://www.getprepared.gc.ca/cnt/rsrcs/pblctns/yprprdnssgd/yprprdnssgd-eng.pdf (create and print your emergency plan)

http://www.aema.alberta.ca/make-a-plan (helpful tips on creating your plan)

http://www.aema.alberta.ca/documents/aema-ppp-for-children.pdf
(emergency preparedness for children)

https://www.getprepared.gc.ca/cnt/rsrcs/pblctns/pplwthdsblts/index-en.aspx (emergency preparedness guide for people with disabilities/special needs)

Communications during an Emergency

Do you know how to get life-saving information? During an emergency, receiving timely information and updates is critical.

Day 2.2

Visit these websites for additional information:
https://www.emergencyalert.alberta.ca/ (Alberta Emergency Alert)

https://www.alertready.ca/wireless/ (Alert Ready)

http://www.aema.alberta.ca/documents/aema-ppp-comm-during-emergency.pdf (communicating during an emergency)

TUESDAY

A 72 Hour Emergency Kit- what is it and why do I need one?

Day 3
  

Visit https://www.getprepared.gc.ca/cnt/kts/index-en.aspx for more information

 

 

Check our social media and website each day this week for a new topic on emergency preparation:

Monday
• Making an emergency plan: 20 minutes that can make a difference for you and your family when disaster strikes
• Staying informed during an emergency
Tuesday
• 72 hour emergency kits: why should I have one and what do I need?
Wednesday
• Know your risks and how to react when a disaster happens
Thursday
• Pets and livestock in emergency situations
Friday
• Rural living: how to be self-sufficient during an emergency or disaster
Saturday
• Travel emergency preparedness: how to make sure you’re prepared while travelling

 

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