(Last updated: January 27, 2022).
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GENERAL EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
Are you prepared with an emergency kit in your home? Does your business have an emergency plan in case of a power outage? In Saskatchewan, in addition to natural disasters, there are other types of risk, such as power outages, industrial accidents, and major transportation accidents. The Saskatchewan Department of Corrections and Public Safety is the lead agency for the province on public safety and security. It works closely with local authorities, as well as the federal and other provincial and territorial governments to share information and develop emergency plans and strategies to ensure the safety and security of our communities.
To learn how to prepare for more emergencies such as blizzards, wind storms, wildfires, floods, chemical spills, etc, check out the following links:
- SaskAlert: https://www.saskpublicsafety.ca/at-home/saskalert or http://emergencyalert.saskatchewan.ca/
- Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency: https://www.saskpublicsafety.ca/communities/emergency-planning-communities
- Environment Canada Weather alerts: https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=sk
- Saskatchewan Highway Conditions map: https://hotline.gov.sk.ca/map.html
Is your family prepared for an emergency? Check out this 72 hour Family Emergency Planning Guide