Emergency preparedness

Disasters and emergencies can happen without warning.

It’s easier to stay focused, be safe, and take action when you are prepared.  

How you can prepare

Planning for emergencies doesn’t need to be hard, and the good news is you might be more prepared than you think. 

Review the 5 steps to preparedness or watch the video  to get started.

Alertable: public alerting system

Download the Alertable app to receive alerts about significant local emergencies.

Emergency preparedness education

Attend a free workshop or watch a 20 minute video on how to get prepared for emergencies.

Disaster support hubs

Locate the closest hubs where you can gather after an earthquake or other natural disaster to share information and resources.

When to evacuate or take shelter

In an emergency, you may need to evacuate or stay where you are and shelter-in-place.

Resilient Neighbourhoods Program

We are empowering residents and businesses to respond to unique challenges faced by their communities.

Business emergency preparedness

Planning for business interruptions, emergencies, and disasters is a crucial aspect of running a business.