Township of James/Elk Lake

Emergency Preparedness

Township of James Emergency Response Plan
The Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act requires every Ontario municipality and provincial ministry to implement an emergency management program.

The Township of James Emergency Management Committee developed an Emergency Response Plan. The response plan has been prepared to provide key officials, agencies and departments of the Township of James with important emergency response information related to:

Arrangements, services and equipment; and
Roles and responsibilities during an emergency

In addition, it is important that residents, businesses and interested visitors be aware of its provisions.

Emergency Management and Response Plan

Emergency Survival Kit

Everyone should be prepared to take care of themselves and their families for up to three days in the event of an emergency or disaster.

Are you ready to meet the special needs of all household members including pets and children if you have to stay home up to 72 hours due to an emergency like an ice-storm or to evacuate due to a nearby fire?

• Emergency Preparedness Guide
• Emergency Survival Checklist

Information for Ontario Seniors

• Ontario Seniors How to Be Prepared for an Emergency
• Ontario Seniors Information for my Emergency Plan

Pets and Emergencies

Your family emergency plan should include your pets as they depend on you for their safety and well being. 

The following links provided are for convenience only and are to be used as resources. The Township of Coleman neither endorses, approves, nor assumes any responsibility for the content included on these external websites.

Emergency Management Ontario

Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada

Is your family prepared?

Emergency Preparedness: Learn about the different emergencies and how to be prepared

• Extreme Heat
• Floods
• Forest Fires
• Thunderstorms
• Winter Storms

Ontario 511

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Public Weather Alerts for Canada

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