Services and information
What to do in an emergency
Learn what to do before, during and after an emergency and who does what in an emergency situation.
Find out about risks in your region and how to prepare for different situations.
Disaster prevention and mitigation
Learn about how prevention and mitigation help reduce the impacts of disaster response and recovery. Find out how we are working with governments and stakeholders to promote disaster prevention and mitigation using a risk-based and all-hazards approach.
Learn about how you can prepare your family for an emergency and learn about how we are working with provincial and territorial governments, academia, national associations and non-governmental organizations to strengthen national emergency preparedness.
Business continuity planning
Learn more about how to create your organization's business continuity plan to ensure you have the resources and information needed to deal with the risk from potential disasters.
Most emergencies are local in nature and are managed at the community or provincial/territorial level. Learn about how the Government of Canada responds to emergency events and how we coordinate responses to events affecting the national interest.
Chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive events
Learn what to do in the event of bomb threats, nuclear emergencies, pandemic influenza, suspicious packages and power outages and learn how all levels of government within Canada have collaborated to develop a strategy to enhance and sustain Canada's resilience to these events.
Recovery from disasters
Learn about how we support the efforts of communities to recover from emergencies.
Emergency Preparedness Week
May 1-7, 2022. With a little preparation, you can be ready for anything. Understand the risks in your area, create a household emergency plan and build an emergency kit..
Report a problem or mistake on this page
- Date modified: