Resources for the National Emergency Preparedness Week from Public Safety Canada

Emergency Preparedness Week (EP Week) is an annual event that takes place each year during the first full week of May. This national event is coordinated by Public Safety Canada, in close collaboration with the provinces and territories and partners.

The national theme of EP Week 2016 will indeed be “Plan. Prepare. Be Aware.”

Twitter: The official hashtags for EP Week: #EPWeek / #SemaineSC .  Public Safety will be tweeting throughout EP Week from @Get_Prepared / @Preparez_Vous, using these hashtags.

 Web and social media graphics: Public Safety has developed a number of graphics that you can use to support you in your online promotional efforts.  These images are available at:

 Link to online resources: Public Safety Canada’s Get Prepared website ( is a great resource for you to use.  For those of you not already familiar with this site, it includes a number of helpful products including the EP Week Toolkit, EP Guide for People with Disabilities/Special Needs, links to the Canadian Disaster Database, short videos, presentations, free online publications and posters and all sorts of resources to help Canadians know the risks, make a plan, and get a kit.

 For more information regarding what’s happening across the country, please visit: