What will you do if you get caught in an emergency? It takes planning to prepare for an emergency so you can prevent, respond to, and recover from emergencies that may put your life at risk.
The Health Unit recommends that everyone follow these three basic steps to prepare for emergency situations: know the risks, make a plan, and get an emergency kit.
See Your Emergency Preparedness Guide for vital information on how to get prepared for emergency situations.
Responding to Stressful Events
The psychological impact of a stressful event can be immediate or delayed, and those affected directly or indirectly can feel a range of emotions and reactions. In the wake of stressful events our reactions can affect us physically or emotionally. It can affect our thinking.
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