Emergency Preparedness Activities

Emergency Preparedness is Everyone's Business "Be Ready for Anything" 

    Emergency Preparedness Week - May 7 - 13, 2023

    Emergency Preparedness Week is a national event supported by Public Safety Canada, working closely with Provincial, Local, and Indigenous Governments to promote preparedness in every area. 

    From preparing a personal Grab and Go Bag, building your household 72-hour Emergency Kit, and updating your Emergency plan, Abbotsford supports preparedness. 

    Emergency Preparedness Daily Challenge

    From May 7- 13 check back here for a daily challenge for you, your family, your friends, and colleagues to take you through the steps of being prepared and take on the daily challenges! 

    Be Ready for Anything

    Everyone has a role to play in an emergency.  We also know that disaster can strike at any time!  Are you ready for your biggest role in an emergency - Being Prepared?  You don’t need to wait for a special day or week to get ready – do it now. 

    • Get to know the risks to your neighbourhood and community
    • Make a Plan – from a household fire escape plan to a recovery plan – what are you going to do AFTER the disaster
    • Build or Purchase an Emergency Kit

    In addition to the videos below – this link will guide you through identifying risks, building your kits, and making a plan. Public emergency preparation and recovery - Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca)

    Video Resources

    The following videos are an excellent resource to help you on your way to being Prepared.  Challenge your family to join you and make it a family activity!