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Preparing for an Emergency

Emergencies and disasters can occur anytime, anywhere. Some are seasonal and allow time for preparation; others occur swiftly and without warning. Individuals and families need to be prepared to cope with interruptions in essential services from any cause at any time for a minimum of 72 hours.

May 7 - 13 is Emergency Preparedness Week!

Get prepared this spring by attending one of the following Emergency Preparedness Week events:

Schedule

Date/Time Location Presentation Topics
Sunday, May 7, 2017
3 - 5 p.m.
Anzac Community Hall Emergency Preparedness presentations will take place during Anzac’s community gathering to recognize the May 3, 2016 wildfire.
Monday, May 8, 2017
6 - 8 p.m.
Timberlea Public School
107 Brett Dr., Fort McMurray
3 Steps to Emergency Preparedness;
Power Outage;
Vehicle Emergency Kits and Be Read App;
Homeowner FireSmart
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
6 - 8 p.m.
Greely Road School
109 Greely Rd., Fort McMurray
3 Steps to Emergency Preparedness;
Mental Emergency Preparedness
Evacuations;
Gas Outage
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
4 - 8 p.m.
Conklin Community Hall An Emergency Preparedness Week information table will be present during Conklin’s community gathering to recognize the May 3, 2016 wildfire.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
2 - 4 p.m.
Janvier
Father R. Perin School
An Emergency Preparedness Week information table will be present during Janvier’s Community Cleanup and gathering to recognize the May 3, 2016 wildfire.
Friday, May 12, 2017
6 - 8 p.m.
McMurray Experience
9909 Franklin Ave., Fort McMurray
3 Steps to Emergency Preparedness;
Pet Preparedness;
Power Outage;
Homeowner FireSmart

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Emergency Guide

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Produced in partnership with ATCO, the Emergency Guide is a quick reference to tips and resources that will help you and your family plan for an emergency within the Regional Municipality.


Knowing the different types of risks that surround us and how to react when emergencies hit, can drastically reduce their affect on you and your family.  Having a plan for different types of emergencies will help you and your family get through as safe and unaffected as possible. A key element in any emergency plan is having a well prepared 72 hour Emergency Kit, the links below will help you to create both an Emergency Plan and Kit.

Know the Risks. Make a Plan. Get a Kit.

You can use the links below to help prepare your family for emergencies:

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