Posted on Thursday, July 25, 2019 09:30 AM
Imagine that a local river has reached its peak and flooding is about to happen. Your neighbourhood is being evacuated. You grab your family’s bug out bag (you have one, right?) and get everyone in the car. But what about your dog, Fido?
Fido’s an important member of the family, too. Here are three steps to keep him safe:
- Have a pet emergency kit: think about what your pet would need. This means food, water, medicine, and important items like a leash for dogs and litter for cats. Include a picture...
Posted on Thursday, July 25, 2019 02:45 AM
In the early stages of an emergency, first responders jump into action to assess the scene and preserve lives. Electrical utilities, municipalities, hospitals and non-profit organizations also have roles to play, like closing roads, repairing utilities or opening evacuation centres.
These organizations have emergency plans and equipment in place, tested regularly. As a business owner in Durham Region, you can be prepared, too.
An emergency is a situation or an impending situation that...