Disasters can be catastrophic to businesses and local economies. Small businesses — which are the majority of businesses on the North Shore — are especially vulnerable to the impacts of disasters.
Not only are well prepared businesses better able to survive a disaster, having them up and running after a disaster or emergency is also a very important part of community recovery.
The "rapid notify" system is used by police, fire, and our emergency operations centre to quickly notify you of an emergency.
In the event of a emergency or disaster you will need some basic supplies. Many items may already be in your home.
A household emergency plan will help you connect with family members if you're not together when an emergency happens.