Emergency Management Ontario :: Be Prepared

Are You Prepared?

Emergencies can strike anywhere, at any time. That’s why everyone in Ontario is encouraged to be prepared—by having a plan, assembling a survival kit, and by staying informed.

Spotlight On Seniors

If you are a senior or are helping an older Ontarian prepare for an emergency, consider the extras that may be needed. These new resources will get you started.


Be Prepared...In Three Easy Steps

Learn what situations you need to plan for, such as where to go in an evacuation or how to reach family members.

Everyone should have a survival kit, with the supplies needed to be safe and take care of yourself and your family for at least three days.

Knowing about emergencies as soon as possible, as well as learning more about the types of emergencies you might face is critical.


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My Family’s Be Prepared Tale

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Test your Knowledge

Test your Knowledge

You can't predict an emergency but you can prepare for one. Take the Challenge and learn what to do before disaster strikes