Learn how you and your family can prepare yourselves for an emergency or disaster: Emergency preparedness | Alberta.ca.
The Alberta Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) is the coordinating agency across the GoA for emergency management and is responsible for working to improve community and individual-level disaster resilience. They have lots of preparedness materials to help you prepare for emergencies of all varieties. :
- Hazard preparedness - includes multiple pages dedicated to hazards in Alberta with preparedness tips and 60-second video clips that are sharable on social media including:
- Build an emergency kit – is our most popular page and includes printable brochures and checklists for family, pet, farm animal and vehicle preparedness
- Pet Preparedness – includes tools and materials to help keep pets safe and comfortable, before, during and after an emergency
- Farm animals and livestock – includes tools and materials to help keep farm animals and livestock safe if you need to shelter in place or evacuate
- Raise awareness in your community – includes tools and materials for communities to raise awareness, including info on emergency preparedness week, #PrepareYourSelfie campaign, and 60-second videos that are sharable on social media
- Make an emergency plan – includes an emergency preparedness guide, tips on how to communicate during an emergency and information relating to pets, children and a guide for people with disabilities
- Emergency preparedness – includes hazard info and general emergency preparedness information including shelter-in-place and evacuation fact sheets
Features of the website: https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-emergency-management-agency.aspx
- Translated material. Most of our web pages have been translated into multiple languages (Arabic, Chinese, Punjabi, and Spanish). You can see the translation links at the top right-hand corner of each webpage. The emergency kit brochure is our only material translated in French at this time, but we hope to have more French translations in the future.
- Sharable content for social media. Get Prepared: 60-second emergency tips is a video series aimed to provide preparedness information in simple to follow steps. The videos are available on our webpages and can be found on YourAlberta’s youtube channel.
- Printable fact sheets and brochures. While social distancing is in effect, printable material will likely not be a part of your communications plan. However, it’s important to note that our website includes printable material that will be available for you to use when social isolation is no longer a requirement.
- Smartphone and tablet-friendly content. The content on our website is in HTML format creating a user-friendly experience no matter what device you are using.