The number of wildfires in British Columbia over the past several years, along with hurricanes and storms around the world, causing many people to be evacuated or displaced from their homes demonstrates how important it is to be prepared. As we have seen, emergencies and disasters can and do occur anywhere, at any time. Disasters that affect you could be anything from an earthquake, to a flood, to a severe winter storm.
You and your family should be able to take care of your basic needs for at least 72 hours after a disaster; help may not be able to get to you. Be a hero, and be prepared. Attend an upcoming training session, so you can learn how to get prepared.
Personal, Family & Community Emergency Preparedness
This session uses an earthquake scenario to help you become better prepared at home. The session topics include, typical earthquake damage/hazards, how to protect yourself inside and outside of your home or place of business, family communication and reunification, assembling emergency supplies and community preparedness.