Over the last decade I have had the pleasure to teach thousands of people how to respond in the event of an emergency. I have derived a great deal of job satisfaction in teaching Emergency preparedness programs. However, there has always been one area that in my opinion has been lacking - individual preparedness. In British Columbia the majority of residents reside in an earthquake hazard area, however it’s estimated that 70% of individuals are not prepared to protect themselves or their families.
The very base of this challenge is that people don’t have a clear guide of what supplies are needed. Our new Earthquake Workshop is specifically aimed at preparing individuals at the workplace or home to know what to expect from a large impacting earthquake (7 magnitude or greater) and how to prepare their families to cope with emergencies in their absence.
This workshop is a step by step guide that will give people a much better idea of what resources and items are essential to have in an urban environment.
Knowledge is a powerful tool to overcome any endeavor, but a strong set of resources only strengthens your abilities to survive an event!
For more information or to book this 60 min workshop at your office, please contact us today.
It has been a 1 month since the 4.7 magnitude shake, and in the proceeding days it was the hot topic of conversation in the news, social media and around the water-cooler as everyone recounted their experience. But quickly the good intentions of finally getting some basic emergency supplies together (beyond water and food) became forgotten or pushed to the bottom of the list as something else comes up.
Preparing a kit doesn’t have to be expensive or time consuming. Try to focus on adding a few items a month to a bin that you keep in your house and soon you will find that you will begin to have enough supplies to create additional backpacks for your car or office.
Preparedness is a shared responsibility. Please share or comment on any useful tips or ideas to include beyond these 7 Areas of Preparedness..