May 7-13 is Emergency Preparedness Week

May 7 to 13, 2017 is Emergency Preparedness Week, and the City of Ottawa, along with municipalities, organizations and corporations across the country are asking you to help us build a more resilient community by taking the time to get you, your family and your neighbourhood ready for emergencies and disasters.

Plan. Prepare. Be Aware.

How can YOU get involved?

Talk to your family and prepare a Family Emergency Plan
Build an Emergency Kit for your home, office and car
Start your meetings by reminding participants about emergency procedures
Stage an emergency exercise and practice your plan

Click the following link to learn more about building an emergency kit and plan for your family:

http://ottawa.ca/en/residents/emergency-services/emergency-preparedness/emergency/checklists-emergency-preparedness

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