Do you know the kinds of risks we face in Rocky View County? Is your family ready for an emergency?
The County’s Household Emergency & Resource Guide is a valuable resource to help you be prepared and keep you and your family safe and sound.
The guide provides:
- An easy-to-find place for information on your household and your service providers.
- Information on preparing for emergencies, and tips on what to do in an emergency including evacuation.
- Contact information for Rocky View County.
- Contact numbers for all kinds of issues, from poison control to aggressive wild animals.
If you need a personal copy of the Household Emergency & Resource Guide to review, fill out, hang on your fridge, or place near your phone, please email email@example.com. We would be happy to mail you a copy.
Additional information and resources to help ensure your family is prepared in the event of a fire, flood, or other disaster, can be found on the Alberta Emergency Management Agency website or the Government of Canada “Get Prepared” website.
- Making an emergency plan for your household.
- Building and maintaining a 72-hour emergency kit and kits for your vehicle, children, and pets.
- Emergency preparedness for children, persons with disabilities/special needs, seniors, pets, and farm animals.
- Communicating during an emergency.
Our section on Flooding also provides information and tips about how to be prepared.
Ready Calgary is an online emergency preparedness course available to Rocky View County residents through the Calgary Emergency Management Agency.
Make an Emergency Plan
Making a household emergency plan helps you and your family know what to do, where to go, and who to contact in the event of an emergency. Keep a copy of your plan in your 72-hour emergency kit and another copy in an easy to find alternate location. A template plan is available below:
It’s important to stay informed during an emergency. Ensure that you’ll receive information you need when you need it by:
Monitor for updates and follow the instructions you receive from official sources (Safe & Sound, emergency officials, etc.) Be sure to share emergency information that you receive with all members of your household and your neighbours, and that the information you share is credible (received through Safe & Sound or Alberta Emergency Alert, or confirmed from Rocky View County’s webpage and social media accounts).