Emergencies can be very stressful but if you take the time now to prepare, you and your family will be better able to cope. Learn how quick and easy it is to become prepared to face a range of emergencies, anytime, anywhere.
Why should we prepare for 72 hours?
Emergencies may be beyond our control, but we can reduce the risk and the impact regardless of what causes the emergency. There are three simple steps everyone can take to become better prepared to face emergencies: Know the risks; Make a plan; Get an emergency kit.
Where can I get information during an emergency?
As well, the Public Safety Division may issue public alerts in an emergency. You can sign up to receive provincial government news and public alerts by email.
What is Alert Ready?
Know the risks
Knowing the risks in your area can help you better prepare.
Throughout the year Islanders may experience hurricanes, blizzards, ice storms, and forest fires. Coastal areas are subject to flooding and storm surges. Learn more about safety during extreme weather.
In addition to natural disasters there are other types of risks such as power outages, industrial accidents, major transportation accidents and acts of terrorism.
Make a plan
Get an emergency kit
Teach children what to do in case of an emergency. Make sure they know their home civic address number. Teach children when and how to call 911.
How can I contact the Emergency Measures Organization?
Telephone: (902) 894-0385
Fax: (902) 368-6362
Toll Free (daytime only): 1 (877) 894-0385
For emergency assistance through the PEI Emergency Measures Organization after hours call: (902) 892-9365 or toll free at 1-888-294-9909