Disaster un-preparedness: Most Canadians don't have emergency kits

Most Canadians have made some preparations for when disaster strikes, but a new survey reveals that less than half have set aside supplies they could use to survive in an emergency.

The 2014 Survey of Emergency Preparedness and Resilience, released by Statistics Canada on Wednesday, asked Canadians to report on measures they have taken to be prepared for “natural and human-induced” emergencies or disasters.

Respondents named winter storms and extended power outages as the natural disasters or human-caused hazards that are most likely to affect their community.

Read more: http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/disaster-un-preparedness-most-canadians-don-t-have-emergency-kits-1.2631438


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