Emergency Preparedness

Disaster can strike at any time……….Are You Prepared?

Click on this link to help you be prepared:

Emergency Management Ontario
Ice storms are not that uncommon and create numerous challenges.

Power outages can be lengthy!

Keep your distance from compromised power lines.

The Township of Douro-Dummer has a Municipal Emergency Response Plan as legislated by the Province of Ontario through the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.

Municipal Emergency Plan

2015-83 – Emergency Plan By-law

 

Four Phases of an Emergency – What can you do?

  1. Preparedness…………Make a 72 hour kit for your whole household (including pets)
  2. Response…………… Make a plan to stay with family if the need arises
  3. Mitigation……………Take steps to help reduce the impact, ie. Generator, prescriptions
  4. Recovery……………..Be patient as this can most often be the longest time of the four!

In the event of a significant emergency the County Public Inquiry Line will be the best place to get information 705-876-4646