Emergency Preparedness Week 2022

  Can you protect yourself and your family during a disaster? Are you or your community participating in Emergency Preparedness Week?  Would you like to but you aren’t sure how?  Do you know what Emergency Preparedness Week is? What is Emergency Preparedness Week? Emergency Preparedness Week (EPW) is a national event held during the first […]

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How do you Prepare for an Emergency Evacuation?

On June 28, 2020, Sunday night in Utah, there were four major wildfires burning throughout the state.  Roughly 12,000 residents were evacuated from 3,100 homes (KSL Staff).   A local emergency has been declared and a temporary gathering area has been designated.  FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) says that evacuations are more common than most […]

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How do you Prepare for a Flood: Before, During and After?

Floods are the most common natural hazard in Canada.    Floods occur when there is an overflow of water onto land that is normally dry (Government of Canada).  It may happen with only a couple inches of water or water may submerge vehicles and buildings.  Floods can occur at any time throughout the year and […]

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Personal Disaster Preparedness; 72-Hour Kits

How to be Prepared for the Next Disaster with a 72-hour Kit COVID-19 has been eye-opening for many people.  With different areas of the world experiencing shortages, many are realizing that they were not prepared for a disruption. Planning ahead by identifying what you and your family may need is important.  Having some basic supplies […]

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Be Prepared. What to do before emergencies strike.

In Canada and around the world we face severe weather, other natural hazards, and health and safety risks. Emergency preparedness should begin well before these emergencies happen. The Government of Canada suggests you should be prepared to take care of yourself and your family for a minimum of 72 hours during an emergency and provides […]

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