Preparing for an Emergency
Every emergency is different. Since we can’t anticipate the exact nature of an emergency, we all need to prepare for a range of emergency situations.
While the Town makes ongoing efforts to prepare for an emergency, residents must also make their own preparations. The first step is to think about the needs of your household or family - in particular, being prepared to shelter in place for 72 hours. Our guide
will help you:
- assemble an emergency supply kit;
- plan for special needs; and
- educate yourself about the Town’s plans for an emergency and how you can help by preparing yourself.
Remember to remain calm if an emergency is declared by the Town. Sometimes staying at home, even if the power goes out, is the safest and best strategy in an emergency, particularly if it is of short duration. Stay informed with a battery-operated radio, etc. and following any instructions from local emergency providers, e.g., RCMP, Fire, EMO Lunenburg.