Emergency Preparedness Week

Emergency Preparedness (EP) Week is an annual event that takes place across the country during the first full week of May. In 2019, Emergency Preparedness Week is being celebrated May 5-11.

EP Week raises awareness about how to prepare for an emergency and how to keep your family safe in a crisis. It also helps to create safer communities by encouraging you to remember those who may be vulnerable or unable to support themselves during an emergency.

There are four simple steps to help plan for emergencies:

Get involved in Emergency Preparedness Week

Show us your emergency preparedness by taking a selfie and sharing it with @GreaterSudbury using the hashtags:

  • #Prepareyourselfie
  • #EPWeek2019 

EP week is also a good time to:

Activities for Children

Video courtesy of the Government of Ontario