Public Safety Canada publishes a wide variety of products aimed at helping citizens know the risks and get prepared for emergencies. Our publications can be downloaded and printed from this page.
For other publications on aspects of emergency preparedness, visit the web sites for the Canadian Red Cross, St. John Ambulance, The Salvation Army, or your provincial or territorial Emergency Management Organization.
As our flagship publication, this guide explains in greater detail the steps Canadians should take to become better prepared for emergencies. Included are a Family Emergency Plan template and list of emergency kit items.
An 11"x17" poster featuring the phrase "Emergency preparedness starts with you."
A fold-out brochure summarizing the three steps you need to take to help you and your family prepare for an emergency: Know the Risks, Make a Plan, Get a Kit.
A cooperative effort between twenty public and private organizations who were consulted for their subject matter expertise and special insights.
Knowing what to do during an emergency is an important part of being prepared. Use this guide for information on what to do in different situations.
Learn more about specific hazards
A detailed guide explaining what steps should be taken before, during and after a flood.
A detailed guide explaining what do in the event of a blizzard, winter storm, hurricane, ice storm, storm surge, thunderstorm, or tornado, depending on where you are at the moment.
A detailed guide explaining what steps should be taken before, during and after a power outage.
A detailed guide explaining what steps should be taken before, during and after an earthquake.
A guide aimed at Canadian farmers explaining the steps that should be taken to ensure farm animals, livestock, and poultry are protected during an emergency.
Learn the steps to prepare a lightning safety plan for festivals, sports tournaments, jamborees or other large outdoor events.
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