In Manitoba, rivers can pose a risk of flooding, and thunderstorms and tornadoes can occur anywhere. All regions are vulnerable to wildfires. In addition to natural disasters there are other types of risks. There are power outages, industrial accidents and major transportation accidents. As well, there is the possibility of acts of terrorism on Canadian soil.
- Chemical releases
- Pandemic influenza - Public Health Agency of Canada
- Power outages
- Severe storms
To learn how to prepare for more emergencies in Manitoba such as: drought, contact your Community Emergency Management Coordinator through your local municipal office. Or, for more information on emergency management programs in Manitoba, contact the Manitoba Emergency Measures Organization.
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