Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Prepare Checklist DocumentEmergencies are a fact of life. They occur in communities and cities around the world, and they have the potential to put your health, safety and security at risk. In any given year, the CSRD could experience flooding, debris flows, extreme winter weather and wildland interface fires, among other emergencies. There are simple steps you can take to help protect yourself and your loved ones during an emergency.

Be Emergency Ready

Depending on the Nature of the Emergency

  • You may need to look after your own needs and those of your family, pets and livestock for at least 72 hours after an emergency occurs;
  • You may need to evacuate your home or your animals with little or no notice;
  • You may have to 'shelter in place' with little or no access to external sources of food, water and other supplies.

Being Emergency Ready Means