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Emergency Preparedness


  • Emergency Preparedness for Businesses

    It is important that business owners and management understand the potential impact of an emergency on their business. Disaster preparedness means being prepared for anything. Good planning and preparedness activities can significantly reduce the impact...

  • Emergency Preparedness for Families and Individuals

    People must be prepared to cope on their own for at least the first 72 hours (three days) of a disaster. This allows emergency workers to focus on people in most urgent need. Learn how to develop a plan and build an emergency kit.

  • Woman walking on snowy day
    Helpful Tips to Prepare for Snow Events

    Helpful information to assist you with preparing for snowy days.

  • Know the Risks

    Emergencies have the potential to affect large numbers of people and produce substantial damage to property. Learn what types of risks can impact communities in our region.

  • Emergency Management London
    London's Emergency Management Program

    The City of London has a thorough Emergency Management Program in place to prevent, mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from emergency situations.

  • Provincial Emergency Management Program

    The Province of Ontario has legislated standards that municipalities must follow. Learn about the Provincial Emergency Management Program and access some of Ontario's Public Education materials.

  • Public Notification

    Have you heard about Alert Ready, Canada’s new Emergency Alert System?


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