TAKE THE TIME TO CREATE AN EMERGENCY PLAN FOR YOUR FAMILY.
In the unfortunate event of a wildfire-forced evacuation you may not have much time to plan or pack. Having a quick checklist of essential items to take is a good plan. Evacuation checklist items should include:
The Canadian Red Cross has also released the Be Ready App
, available on the App Store and Google Play. It provides alerts about weather conditions and emergency situations, as well as tips for emergency planning. Learn more at www.redcross.ca/how-we-help/emergencies-and-disaters-in-canada/be-ready-app
For more information about wildfires and evacuation planning, please visit www.getprepared.gc.ca/cnt/hzd/wldfrs-en.aspx