Public Safety Canada


You Can Do ItWipes. Extra socks. Fruit snacks. A favourite toy for distraction. The “mom stash” can be found in many a mom-handbag in case of emergencies.

But are you prepared for real emergencies?

According to Public Safety Canada, not many are. Only 25% of Canadians* say they have the supplies they need in case of a major emergency like a flood, power outage or severe storm. But if you know the risks, make a plan and prepare an emergency kit, you’ll be ready to take care of yourself and your family for at least 72 hours.

So, for savvy moms who like to be prepared, here are some tips:

Know the Risks
There are many potential natural and man-made hazards, and they vary across Canada. Learn about the risks in your region here.


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