Are you Prepared for an Emergency?
Everyone should take a moment during Emergency Preparedness Week to review these three simple steps.
Know the Risks:
Flood, hurricane, blizzard, storm surge, power outage are just a few. Be especially aware of those that are known to affect your region or area.
Have a Plan:
Emergency escape routes, designated meeting areas, and the location of fire extinguishers, water valves and electrical panels.
Get an Emergency Kit:
Include the basics such as water, non-perishable food, a can opener, flashlight and batteries, battery operated radio, first aid kit, and cash.
When disaster strikes remember Your Best Insurance is an Insurance Broker.
For more information on how to make an emergency kit and other important emergency tips visit www.getprepared.gc.ca.
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