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Emergency Preparedness - Disaster Survival Tips

​Natural disasters are hitting Canadians with increasing frequency and severity. It’s important to understand the natural hazards to which your community is exposed so you can plan ahead for worst-case scenarios.​

​The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) suggests simple steps that you can take before, during and after a natural disaster. Protect yourself, your family and your home in the event of:

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​Be Prepared for Any Disaster

Create a family emergency plan. This should include escape routes from your home and your community. Choose an emergency meeting place where your family can gather.

Every family emergency plan should include a disaster safety kit.  A disaster kit can help you through the first 72 hours following a major disaster. 

For more information about the insurance industry’s efforts to help make Canadians safer, the impact of natural disasters and simple steps you can take to be safer, visit ICLR​.

​Additional Resources and Information

Visit Public Safety Canada’s Get Prepared website​ for more emergency preparedness information.​