Preparedness at Home
During many types of emergencies the normal services available to you may be disrupted. You may not have power, phone or internet services. You may not be able to buy food, access clean water from your taps or obtain money from the bank. The regions roads may be affected making movement difficult or impossible.
In order to keep your family healthy and safe it is a good idea to plan for emergency situations. Having made a plan, one of the best things you can do is prepare an emergency kit containing all your basic needs for a minimum of 72 hours. For more information see our factsheet or the links below.
Your Emergency Guide
26 weeks to Emergency Preparedness
Feeding Your Baby in an Emergency
Once you have a plan and an emergency kit it is a good idea to know if emergency situations are likely to occur. As Grey Bruce is affected by a number of extreme weather events it is useful to be aware of weather watches and warnings.