Municipal Affairs Minister Kaycee Madu issued the following statement on Emergency Preparedness Week in Alberta May 6, 2019
“Disasters and emergencies can strike at any time. The goal of this year’s national Emergency Preparedness Week, May 5-11, is to raise awareness that all Albertans have a role to play in building safer communities….
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Focus on Emergency Planning
- Know the risks – Find out more about your community’s emergency plans by contacting your local municipal office. Know these risks and the best way to respond to them.
- Make a plan – An emergency plan will help you cope with the stress of a disaster. Make a plan for what your family will do and who they will contact during an emergency.
- Build a kit – In an emergency, you and your family should be prepared for a minimum of 72 hours. Build your kit to suit your particular needs with enough non-perishable food, water, medicines, warm clothes and comfort items for all family members.
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