Wednesday May 4, 2011

City Hall News

Disaster-Ready  

The average home has three days food in the cupboards, are you ready? 

Released by Starlee Renton, City of Chilliwack

 

hile the City of Chilliwack has emergency plans in place for every possible emergency or natural disaster situation in Chilliwack, it is vital for each family to have an emergency plan as well. This week is Emergency Preparedness Week and if you haven't yet, there is no better time to start planning for your family's safety.

 

Preparing for an emergency is important and something the whole family can do. By taking a few simple steps, you can become better prepared to face a range of emergencies and minimize the impact on yourselves and your families.


Here are three simple steps to better prepare your family to face a range of emergencies:

Find checklists for what goes into a basic kit and extra items, how to write an emergency plan and details on hazards in our area at www.chilliwack.com/ep

 

As part of Emergency preparedness Week, the BC Government released the following information:

Be prepared, have a plan

VICTORIA – As part of Emergency Preparedness Week (May 1–7), the Province wants to remind British Columbians about the importance of having a family emergency plan.

Having a plan to deal with emergencies can make a chaotic situation far less stressful and go a long way to ensuring your family’s safety.

Make sure your family members know what to do if separated:

Make sure your family members know what to do if at home:

Learn More

 

 

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