Emergency situations are often impossible to predict. To minimize their impact, rule no 1 is to be prepared and ready to react in an appropriate way. .
We invite you to browse the websites of the main public safety organizations, such as Urgences Québec and Get prepared Canada. Their pages contain a wealth of useful information. Here are a few links you might want to consult.
Find out on a general level about getting prepared to emergencies
- Your emergency preparedness guide (Public Safety Canada)
- Three steps to emergency preparedness: know the risks, make a plan, get an emergency kit (Public Safety Canada)
- Are you ready? brochure (Sécurité civile Québec) (in French)
Get more information about what are the responsibilities in an emergency situation for citizens, businesses, governments
- Who does what in an emergency?(Get Prepared Canada)
- What are your responsibilities as a citizen?(Urgence Québec)
- What are your responsibilities a business?(Urgence Québec)
- What are the responsabilities of governments? (Urgence Québec)
Get more information about risks and plan for specific emergencies
- Get information about different emergency situations that you could face (Urgence Québec)
- Be aware of hazards and emergencies (Get Prepared Canada)
- Plan for specific emergencies (Canadian Red Cross)
Get your family safety plan ready
Get your home evacuation plan ready
- Make a home evacuation plan (Sécurité publique Québec)
Help kids prepare for emergencies
What about animals?