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Emergency Preparedness

Emergency preparedness starts with you.


Preparing for an emergency is something all residents should do. By taking a few simple steps today, you can become better prepared to face a range of emergencies and look after your family anytime and anywhere. Remember, emergencies can happen at any time day or night and in any season.

72 hours: Is your family prepared?72 Hours: Is your Family Prepared?

If an emergency happens in your community, it may take emergency response workers some time to reach you. You should be prepared to take care of yourself and your family for a minimum of 72 hours.

Nuclear preparedness

If you live, work, or go to school within 10 kilometres of the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station, you should be prepared in the unlikely event of a nuclear emergency. In Clarington, the Regional Municipality of Durham is responsible for testing the public alerting system, which consists of outdoor sirens and automated mass telephone notification.

Waterfront and flood emergency planning

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