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Preparing for an Emergency

Community Emergency Guides

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The Community Emergency Guides are quick references to tips and resources that will help you and your family plan for an emergency within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. Community Emergency Guides are specific for each community.

Fort Chipewyan
Fort McKay
Gregoire Lake Estates & Fort McMurray #468 First Nation
McMurray Metis
Saprae Creek
Urban Abasand
Urban Beacon Hill
Urban Gregoire Prarie Creek
Urban Lower Townsite
Urban Parsons Creek
Urban Thickwood
Urban Timberlea
Urban Waterways Grayling Terrace

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.

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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