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May 6th to 12th Is Emergency Preparedness Week

Monday, May 7th 2012 07:00

This year's theme is 'Who depends on you in 72?'. The province of Alberta asks 'do you have a 72 hour kit & an emergency plan?'

This is emergency preparedness week.

Derek Sutherland, Director of Disaster Services for the town of Didsbury, explains what families need to do to be ready for an emergency.

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Sutherland says in that kit needs to be enough food for 3 days, 4 litres of water per person, bedding, candles, flashlights with extra batteries, fuel and a camp stove.

For more information go to www.aema.alberta.ca.

 

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