Know your risks


Do you know what you should or should not do during an emergency? Trained emergency service and medical personal will respond to emergencies in the community, but until they arrive being prepared can help keep you and your loved ones safe.

We've outlined Waterloo Region's and Ontario's top risks so you can learn about the types of emergencies that could impact you. Learn how to create a plan, assemble an emergency survival kit and stay informed by visiting the Emergency Management Ontario website

Waterloo region's top 10 risks

For more information about these risks visit the Waterloo Region Emergency Management (WREM) website.

Other risks in Ontario
  • Tornadoes
  • Forest fires
  • Pandemic
  • Nuclear preparedness
  • Thunderstorms
  • Floods
  • Winter storms
  • Extreme heat
  • Earthquakes

For more information about these risks visit the emergency management Ontario website.

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