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Consult the Canadian Hurricane Centre to help make informed decisions about how to react to a weather system in your area. You will know it's time to react if Environment Canada or local authorities issue a watch or warning bulletin. There's also a plenty you can do to prepare ahead of time to keep your family and property safe. If a storm does hit, we can help you find what you need to help protect your home, and to get back up and running.
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Once a hurricane watch or warning bulletin has been issued, you may not have too much time to react so it’s important to take steps well ahead of time. Your first priority is safety for you and your family. Have a plan and keep an emergency kit ready. To secure your home, be aware of its vulnerable spots and keep them well maintained. For instance, if you know that you’re vulnerable to flooding in your area, be sure to have sump pumps installed or at the ready. Here’s where to start to ensure you’re as prepared as you can be.
Every family should have a Family Emergency Kit ready, be it for a flood or any other unexpected occurrence.
If you’ve been evacuated during a hurricane, it may be tempting to rush back in after the storm to assess the damage, but safety is your first priority.
It’s important to systematically assess the risks and begin clean-up with a plan. Here’s where to start.
If there has been flooding, dry water-damaged areas and items within 24-48 hours to help prevent mold growth. For details, consult our FAQs for dealing with a flood.