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Strengthening Emergency Management

The Government of Canada is committed to strengthening national emergency preparedness by working with provinces, territories, municipalities and Indigenous partners to take strong action to prepare for future emergencies. These efforts, taken prior to an emergency, are aligned with federal priorities and are aimed at making Canadian communities safe and resilient.

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Disaster prevention and mitigation

Emergency management is comprised of four interdependent risk-based functions. Learn more.

Emergency preparedness

Understand how governments plan and prepare to face emergencies.

Responding to emergency events

Learn more about Public Safety’s emergency response programs and strategies.

Center for Emergency Preparedness and Response

Learn more about the work of the Public Health Agency of Canada in coordinating public health security issues.

Publications and reports

Find resources on various environmental studies, emergencies and strategies.

Recovery from disasters

How the Government of Canada support the efforts of communities to recover from emergencies.

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About Emergency Preparedness


Bill Blair

President of the King’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness

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