Emergency Preparedness Checklists

Print out and complete these checklists to help you and your household be prepared in the event of an emergency. You can keep them in a file with your emergency kit. A few hours spent working through simple planning tasks with your household, putting aside supplies and securing your home could make a huge difference to the impacts that a disaster or emergency event have on your home and family.

Prepare for Evacuation and Shelter

Evacuation is the movement of affected persons from a potentially or currently unsafe location and their eventual return home. It can either be self-initiated by individuals, voluntary and encouraged by authorities, or directed through a mandatory order issued by authorities.

Download our Prepare for Evacuation and Shelter Guide (PDF, 1.4 MB) - preparing now will save you time and stress in the event of a disaster or emergency and answer the following questions:

  • Household evacuation plan, including caring for animals - do I stay or leave?
  • Shelter - where can I go?
  • Returning home - when should I? What if I cannot?

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