Are you prepared in case of disaster?
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Published by Health and Welfare Canada in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

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Other titlesEn cas de désastre...êtes-vous prêt?
ContributionsCanada. Health and Welfare Canada.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 pamphlet.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21064290M
ISBN 100662581636

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  Because your family may not be together when a disaster strikes it is important to create a plan in advance. It is also essential to have a disaster supplies kit that includes basic items from your home that you may need in case of emergency. Your plan should include: How you will get to a safe place. How you will contact each other. Ready-to-eat canned meats, fruits, vegetables and a can opener. Protein or fruit bars. Dry cereal or granola. Nonperishable pasteurized milk. High-energy foods like nuts, trail mix, and canned tuna. Food for infants. Comfort/stress foods like chocolate, cookies, or other high-calorie sweets. Having a long-term home food storage on-hand doesn.   Many people are under the impression that to be prepared for a disaster, all you need is a 3-day kit, store some extra water, and maybe have some other essentials on hand. BE PREPARED. There are actions you can take to ensure you’re prepared to respond when a disaster impacts our community. Having a plan is the most important way you can protect yourself in an emergency. Talk with family and friends about who .

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