Emergency Management and Preparedness
Emergency Preparedness Week: |
May 3-9, 2020
Find lots of information here about how to prepare yourself and your family for an emergency, and check out our Facebook page for daily tips and activities.
EP Week Proclamation
IF this is an emergency ...
For updates from the Town of BWG during emergencies (such as natural or human-made disasters, or any threat to our community), please see our
or listen to radio stations Rock 95
107.5 Kool FM
During a serious emergency in which extra support services are required (such as evacuation centres or water stations),
dial 2-1-1 for information
. At ANY time, you can dial 2-1-1 for advice on community services available to you.
Emergency Preparedness in Your Own Home
In a disaster, first responders and emergency workers focus their initial efforts on helping people who need immediate, urgent assistance.
As a result, if your neighbourhood is not in immediate danger, it may take time for workers to clear roads and restore services to your area. Therefore,
all residents should make plans to be as self-sufficient as possible for at least 72 hours.
Three steps to be prepared (click any item for more information):
Emergency Preparedness at the Town of BWG
Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, every municipality must have an established emergency plan in order to respond to emergency incidents. In accordance with the Act, each plan is reviewed, tested, and revised annually.
View the Town of BWG Emergency Response Plan