Fortunately, the City of Thompson, rests in a quiet place in the world; However, last week proved that as seldom as emergencies take place, they eventually do come.
When disaster does strike, families and individuals need to be prepared for the worst: Public Safety Canada recommends that dwellings and businesses should prepare for at least 72 hours in the event that the disaster cripples emergency response.
The following Emergency Preparedness Guide from Public Safety Canada is filled with essential information for ensuring you and your family or coworkers are safe in the event of a major disaster. The guide includes resources for understanding the risks associated with different disasters, instructions and templates for creating your own emergency preparedness plan, and essential items that should be included in emergency kits for a variety of settings and situations.
View and download Public Safety Canada’s 72-Hour Emergency Preparedness Guide below. You can also find copies at City Hall's front desk.