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. 

Know the risks around you, including where you live. This can help prepare you for different situations and where to go in an emergency. 

 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.
Emergency Management Plan 
The City of Port Colborne Emergency Management Plan has been formulated to contain information pertinent to the City of Port Colborne.