It has certainly been a busy spring for the Canadian Red Cross and its team of dedicated volunteers. In the past few months, we have responded to Hurricane Sandy, ice storms in Ontario, flooding in Ontario, and personal disasters like house fires and power outages. With volunteers on standby in Manitoba due to the potential for severe flooding and Atlantic Canada bracing for hurricanes, it doesn’t look like our work will be slowing down any time soon either! All of these recent events have really reminded us of the need for families to be prepared for these types of local emergencies and disasters that could affect any Canadian communities.
Knowledge + plans + build a kit = Preparedness!
This is the theme of this year’s Emergency Preparedness Week, May 5-11, 2013 to bring awareness and encourage Canadians to know the risks in their community. We want Canadians to know the risks, make a plan, get an emergency kit…
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