One of the first things we did when we arrived in Vancouver was make an emergency plan and create an emergency kit. We weren’t going to live near the Cascadia subduction zone and not be prepared.
If you haven’t done the same yet, now is as good a time as any, as this week is Emergency Preparedness Week. The Get Prepared website has all the information you need to assess the risks, make a plan, and create an emergency kit.
Last modified: May 7, 2008