Prepare your security plan

Provide solutions to all types of accidents which may affect you

Prepare a family emergency plan:

  • Emergency Contact Information
  • Inform your relatives of your specific health needs
  • Evacuation scenarios: How to cut off water, gas, electricity etc..
  • Meeting place on the street, out of district
  • Home Insurance

Prepare your emergency kit:

  • Drinking Water – 2 litres/day per person for at least 3 days
  • Non-perishable food
  • Manual can opener
  • Radio - extra batteries
  • Flashlight - spare batteries
  • First aid kit
  • Hygiene items, toothbrush, towel, soap, garbage bag etc..

Evacuate your home?

  • If prompted, leave immediately
  • Turn off water and electricity if you are asked
  • Turn off gas only if it is required
  • Bring your emergency kit
  • Put your pets safe or take them with you
  • Lock the doors of your home
  • Register to the Home Shelter

Stay home?

  • Follow the instructions of the authorities
  • Close windows and doors
  • Caulk windows and doors with plastic tape
  • Turn off all systems with outdoor air intakes (air exchanger, air conditioner, heat pump, range hood, dryer etc.)
  • Block the vents outside with wet cloths or rags
  • Follow the news on the radio, television or Internet