Emergency planning can help you and your family prepare and be safe in the event of an emergency. 

Call 9-1-1 if there is an emergency. 

Emergency Preparedness Week - May 1 - 7, 2022

Be Ready for Anything

The Preparedness Survey of Albertans confirms that 41 per cent of people feel unprepared. There are many reasons not to be prepared, but if you break it down into simple steps and make it a part of your routine, over time you can be prepared for anything. 

Here are some easy ways you can make preparedness a habit: 

  • Buy a case of water on your next trip to the grocery store. 
  • Keep your phone charged by carrying a phone charger with you. 
  • Contribute as little as $5 a paycheck to a dedicated emergency savings account. 

Being prepared can help you and your loved ones recover when something bad happens. Challenge yourself to add a new preparedness habit to your routine each week or month. Over time, preparedness will become a part of your day-to-day life.  To learn more about emergency preparedness visit alberta.ca/BePrepared

Get updates during an emergency

You can sign up to get updates during an emergency at Alberta Emergency Alerts that you can easily access from your mobile phone, tablet or any other device and on multiple social channels.

You can also get access to information on current local emergencies

Know the risks

Whether your area is prone to wildfires, floods, severe storms or tornadoes, know the types of hazards that can trigger emergencies. Other emergencies could include bomb threats, chemical releases, pandemic influenza and power outages. 

Make an emergency plan

It is important that you and your family make an emergency plan to prepare for disasters. Follow the emergency preparedness guide checklist and keep your plans current to help save you time and make real emergency situations less stressful. This can include:

  • Evacuation plan
  • Floor plan with possible exits
  • Identified meeting places
  • Emergency contact information
  • Accommodation plans
  • Insurance information
  • Fire extinguisher and water valve locations.

Create an emergency kit

In an emergency, you will need basic supplies to keep you safe and well for approximately 72 hours. Create an emergency kit before an emergency happens so you have the necessary things easily at hand, including food, water and battery operated flashlights.

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