News release

Is your Family Ready for an Emergency? Learn How to Be Prepared!

City services | May 2, 2014

Learn how to prepare your family for an emergency during Emergency Preparedness Week, May 4 to 10.

“It is important to remember that emergencies can happen anywhere, anytime,” said Catherine Blair, Emergency Management Coordinator.  “A home emergency kit with enough supplies for 72 hours and a family emergency plan will help keep your family safe in a critical situation.”

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Meet Buzz the Preparedness Bee, see what goes into an emergency kit and learn how to keep your family safe in a variety of emergencies.

Catherine Blair, Emergency Management Coordinator
Buzz the Preparedness Bee

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
7 – 7:30 p.m.

Erin Meadows Library
2800 Erin Centre Boulevard
Mississauga L5M 6R5

See the full schedule of Emergency Preparedness Week events.

Emergency Preparedness Week is an annual event that takes place during the first full week of May. It is acknowledged locally through a partnership with the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management.

For more information about emergency preparedness in Mississauga, visit or contact the Emergency Management Coordinator, Catherine Blair, at 905-615-3200 ext. 5348.

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