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Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Alerts

Residents can sign up to receive emergency alerts through BARCC Connect which is updated using information from Canada's Alert Ready emergency alert system. The alert system provide residents with critical information on emergencies, crime, road construction and service interruptions. Notifications can be received through text, email and voice call.

Emergency alerts are also available through the Alberta Emergency Alert system. Residents can sign up to receive information through text message or they can download the Alberta Emergency Alert app on their mobile devices. 


Preparing for an Emergency

Are you ready for an emergency? Fires, floods and other disasters can happen at any time with little or no warning. Residents can prepare themselves ahead of time by creating an emergency plan and building an emergency kit.

Pet Preparedness
Farm Animals and Livestock Preparedness


Disaster Financial Support

The Government of Alberta provides financial assistance to homeowners, tenants and small businesses that experience uninsurable loss or damage caused by a disaster or emergency. Once a municipality has been approved for the Disaster Recovery Program, residents can send in an application to the Alberta Emergency Management Agency within 90 days of the approval.

Disaster Financial Assistance and Recovery Support
2021 Disaster Recovery Program Changes
2021 Private Sector Guidelines


Resources

Alberta 511
AMA Road Reports
Alberta Fire Bans
Alberta Wildfire
FireSmart Canada
Alberta Flood Advisory
Alberta Emergency Management
Environment Canada Weather Alerts
Public Safety Canada