In an Emergency
Are you ready for an emergency if one was to happen?
If your like most the answers no. We usually panic and
forget what to do. So we created this page to help you
know what to do in the event of unexpected emergency.
Also what to have on hand in the event of an emergency.
Numbers to call, things to do, places to go.
Don't get caught unprepared.
Important numbers to have on hand.
Emergency Survival Kit a three-day supply per person
|Flashlight and batteries
Warm clothing and solid footwear
Battery or crank operated radio
Blankets or sleeping bags for each person
Spare batteries (for radio or flashlight)
Toilet paper and other personal items
|Candles and matches or lighter
Backpack or duffel bag for
emergency survival kit items
Extra car keys and cash
Important identification papers
Whistle or bell to attract attention
Food and bottled water
Playing cards and games
If you or your family are ever in an emergency situation,
People can survive three days without food or water. Your home can take three hours or more to cool off completely in the winter. Think of any special needs your family might have and include them and any other items you need. No one wants to be in an emergency situation, but worse no one should ever be unprepared.
Have at least a three day supply of food and water. Choose ready-to-eat or canned foods that don’t need refrigeration. Keep in mind if the utilities are out you have no stove for heating or cooking. If it's a power outage a backyard barbeque can be used. It's best to should select foods that don't require cooking.
BABIES / TODDLER
Diapers Bottled milk
Formula and food
Toys Crayons paper
Three day supply
of food and water
also warm blanket
OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS
Week’s supply of medications
Extra eye glasses
Batteries for medical appliances
Extra oxygen cylinder
Copies of medication
The media centre will be the site for news conferences and briefings. Briefings are usually conducted by the community spokesperson and coordinated by the emergency information officer and are used to provide current information on the emergency. Briefings are held whenever there is new information to report or to bring newly arriving, media up-to date on the situation. To keep your family abreast of the situation you can turn your radio or TV to one of the stations listed in your area.
Suggested examples of food and water
|Three day supply of water at least four litres per person per day
two for drinking and two for food preparation, hygiene and
dish washing. Keep a supply of water purification tablets as well
Canned food: soups, stews, baked beans, meat, poultry, fish, vegetables,
fruit Formula and baby food, pasta, crackers, biscuits, honey,
peanut butter, sugar, salt, pepper, instant coffee, tea, and fruit drinks.
It's best to replace canned and dry goods once a year.
Suggested supplies needed
|Knives, forks, spoons,
disposable cups and plates,
manual can opener, bottle opener,
Fuel stove and fuel (follow manufacturer’s instructions)
Do not use barbeques indoors
Waterproof matches, plastic garbage bags,
pocket knife and multi tool kit.
If you have information you think should be on this page
we'll gladly add it.