Emergency Preparedness Survivor – This activity encourages youth to prepare themselves and their families prior to an emergency. Students learn practical survival skills to help them take care of themselves and their families after a disaster strikes.
EP Survivor is a fun initiative that gives students, parents, educators and the community the opportunity to build leaderships skills for young adults, while fostering a sense of preparedness throughout the home, school and education systems.
Interested in learning about severe weather and helping your community? Then consider attending a free CAN-WARN Weather Spotter Training session sponsored by Environment Canada.
Sessions take place throughout Ontario in April & May. Training normally lasts about 2.5 hours and there is no cost to attend.
Training covers the basics of thunderstorm formation, what differentiates a severe from a non-severe thunderstorm, the types of damage severe thunderstorms can produce, what to watch for in the sky, what to report to the Storm Prediction Centre and a series of safety tips. For more information on upcoming CAN-WARN sessions in your community, please contact Geoff Coulson at firstname.lastname@example.org