The "Get Prepared" campaign encourages Canadians to be prepared to cope on their own for at least the first 72 hours of an emergency, enabling first responders to focus on those in urgent need.
Download our new eBook for easy access to the Emergency Preparedness Guide.
Pocket Guide to Emergencies
Emergency Preparedness Guide for People with Disabilities/Special Needs
Stay safe on the go with our new mobile website. Visit m.GetPrepared.ca for key steps to take during an emergency such as an earthquake, severe storm, flood, and more.
If you or a family member has a disability or special needs, there are certain actions you can take now to prepare for an emergency, like creating a personal support network.
Harper Government welcomes Fourth National Disaster Risk Reduction Roundtable
November 5, 2013
Minister Blaney recognizes International Day for Disaster Reduction
October 13, 2013
Harper Government Launches Emergency Preparedness Week
May 3, 2013
Statement by Minister of Public Safety on Hurricane Sandy
October 29, 2012
Minister of Public Safety Highlights Online Tools for Emergency Preparedness Week
May 5, 2012
Harper Government reinforces commitment to public safety
May 3, 2012
Making a Family Emergency Plan
In an emergency, if phones don't work or families aren't together, what will you do? Check out our video, "Making a Family Emergency Plan".