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Emergency Preparedness

Contact(s)

For general inquiries or for assistance, please contact the Community Emergency Management Coordinator at 705 672 3363..

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Emergency Plan - By Law 2004-132 As Amended 

Build a Kit

The following list is broken down into the essentials, items you may need to meet your family's unique needs, and items to have ready in case you have to leave your home.

 

Essentials
. Food (non-perishable and easy-to-prepare items, enough for 3 days) and a manual can opener
. Bottled water (4 litres per person for each day)
. Medication(s)
. Flashlight
. Radio (crank or battery-run)
. Extra batteries
. First-aid kit
. Candles and matches/lighter
. Hand sanitizer or moist towelettes
. Important papers (identification, contact lists, copies of prescriptions, etc.)
. Extra car keys and cash
. Whistle (to attract attention, if needed)
. Zip-lock bag (to keep things dry)
. Garbage bags

 

Special Considerations
. Items for babies and small children--diapers, formula, bottles, baby food, comfort items
. Prescription medication
. Medical supplies and equipment
. Pet food and supplies
. Any other items specific to your family's needs

 

Extra Supplies for Evacuation
. Clothes, shoes
. Sleeping bags or blankets
. Personal items (soap, toothpaste, shampoo, comb, other toiletries)
. Playing cards, travel games, other activities for children

 

 

Make a Plan

In an emergency, your family may not be together, or you may be asked to evacuate your home. Thinking about what you would do in different situations and preparing a plan with every member of your family is the first step to being prepared.

 

During an emergency, it may be easier to reach someone using text messaging or social media or to make a long-distance call than to call someone locally (due to network damage or a jammed system). Discuss with your family which way(s) you will try to get in touch with each other. Identify one or two out-of-town contacts you and your loved ones can call or text message to connect and share information. Be sure they live far enough away so they will not likely be affected by the same emergency.

 

To build your own emergency plan or update your existing plan, visit: beprepared.emergencymanagementontario.ca

Stay Informed

There are two main ways that you can be informed about emergencies: sign up for Ontario's emergency alerts, and learn more about the hazards you can face and how you can be prepared for them.


During an emergency, you should stay tuned to local news channels. Be sure to have a portable, battery-operated or crank radio in your survival kit in case of power outages.

 

Stay informed, sign  up for Alerts here

Pets & Emergencies

For information about protecting your pets during an emergency, please click on the following links:

 

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Know the Hazards

Click here to learn about the City of Temiskaming Shores specific Hazard Information.

Learn about different emergencies and how to be prepared by going to Ontario.ca/Alert

Contact Us

Looking for more information or have questions? Contact those listed below for more information

 

Timothy H Uttley - Communicty Emergency Management Coordinator

Shelly Zubyck - Community Emergency Management Coordinator (Alt)

Kelly Conlin - Communicty Emergency Management Coordinator (Alt)

Upcoming Events

The City of Temiskaming Shores celebrates Emergency Prepardness Week May 6th - 12th, 2018.

 

May 7th, 2018

  • A province wide test alert is scheduled for May 7, 2018 at 13:55 PM (This is on your cell phones if compatable)

May 8th, 2018

  • The City of Temiskaming Shores will be conducting a test of its public emergency notification system.