566 earthquakes shook BC over the past year.*
4 of those were 6+ magnitude.
410,000 participants are registered for ShakeOut BC’s practice
earthquake drill, October 17th, 2019. Register here: shakeoutbc.ca/
By The Numbers
If an emergency happens in your community, it may take emergency
workers some time to reach you. You should be prepared to take care
of yourself and your family for a minimum of 72 hours.
Basic Emergency Kit
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In an emergency you should be prepared to be self-sufficient and you will
need some basic supplies to ensure that you are. According to getprepared.
gc.ca there are 10 items you should include in your basic emergency kit.
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List the 10 items you need to have in your basic emergency kit (according to getprepared.gc.ca) in
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Fall 2019 Edition: Emergency Preparedness
Safety Scene 7