Emergency Preparedness Week

May 5-11, 2019

This is good info for self advocates in case of emergency. Every year emergency preparedness week happens  in May.

It’s remind you to be prepared for emergency.

From Public Safety Canada

Emergency Preparedness Week is an opportunity to encourage Canadians to take concrete actions to be better prepared to protect themselves and their families during emergencies. This year’s theme is “Be Emergency Ready”.

While governments at all levels are working hard to keep Canada safe, everyone has a role to play in being prepared for an emergency; and being prepared means having the knowledge and equipment necessary to better cope during an emergency. There are many ways to “Be Emergency Ready”. Here you will find links and resources to help you and your family better prepare for possible disasters.

Emergency Preparedness Week Readiness Challenge

Join the Emergency Preparedness Week readiness challenge for your chance to win daily prizes!

To enter, post tips/pictures showing how you’re helping to make you and your family better prepared to cope during an emergency.

Use #EmergencyReady for your chance to win!

For more information, please see our contest rules and regulations.


Testing of the Alert Ready system

Some provinces and territories will be conducting another test of the Alert Ready system over TV, radio and wireless networks on May 8th.

To find out what time you can expect to receive an alert in your area visit Alert Ready.

Get Prepared

Know the risks. Make a plan. Get a kit.




Know the risks. Make a plan. Get a kit.

Alert Ready

Alert Ready - Emergency alert systemOn May 8th, 2019, governments will be conducting another test of the Alert Ready system over TV, radio and wireless networks.

Flood Ready

Flood ReadyFloods are among the most frequent and costly natural disasters in Canada. Take steps to protect your property.

Be Ready App

Be ReadyInformation you need to prepare for different emergency situations at your fingertips


We recognize the importance of collaborating with organizations that share an interest in emergency preparedness.

We work closely with all Provincial and territorial emergency management organizations (EMOs) on emergency preparedness outreach.

Together, with the following organizations, we are helping Canadians become better prepared for emergencies.

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