In Nunavut, blizzards are a risk as well as flooding, avalanches and landslides. Also, in addition to natural disasters there are other types of risks, such as blackouts, industrial or transportation accidents. The following list contains risks and other hazards that could occur in Nunavut.
- Chemical releases
- Pandemic influenza - Public Health Agency of Canada
- Power outages
- Severe storms
To learn how to prepare for more emergencies in Nunavut such as: blizzards, industrial accidents, severe weather (cold), and transportation accidents, contact your Community Emergency Management Coordinator through your local municipal office. Or, for more information on emergency management programs in Nunavut, contact Nunavut Emergency Management.
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