It is important to prepare for an emergency. It increases knowledge and reduces risks in the event of an unforeseen situation. Emergency preparedness is everyone's responsibility. 

Emergencies include floods, severe weather, power outages, and blizzards that can happen at any time.

TIP: Prepare now. Don’t wait for an emergency to happen. Make your plan and create your kit to prepare yourself and your loved ones. Ensure that everyone in the household knows where the emergency kit is located.

 Are you prepared? 
If an emergency happens in the community, it may take emergency workers some time to reach you. You should be prepared to take care of yourself and your family for a minimum of 72 hours.
 Emergency Kit 
Depending on the type of emergency, you may need different supplies. You should buy or make your own emergency kit to help prepare in case you need to survive without power or running water.
Stay Informed
City of Port Colborne

To stay up-to-date on important information from the City of Port Colborne during an emergency, subscribe to our news channel or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


Canadian Niagara Power

To find out information about power outages, and emergency preparedness, visit the Canadian Niagara Power inc. website as well as follow them on Facebook and Twitter. During major events tune into local radio stations for information as available.


Important Phone Numbers

City of Port Colborne - 905-835-2900

Canadian Niagara Power Inc. - 1-844-501-9473

Fire / Ambulance - 9-1-1

Niagara Regional Police - 905-871-2300

Niagara Region - 905-685-1571

Emergency Management Plan 
The City of Port Colborne Emergency Management Plan has been formulated to contain information pertinent to the City of Port Colborne. 
Emergency preparedness is everyone's responsibility.

The City of Port Colborne encourages residents to be prepared for an emergency before it happens. Our organizations are also enhancing the awareness, preparedness, and approaches to these emergencies.

We encourage everyone to increase your knowledge and reduce risks in the event of an unforeseen situation. Know the risks around you. This can help prepare you for different situations and where to go in an emergency.