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Know the risks

Emergency situations often occur without warning. In addition to making an emergency plan and a 72-hour kit, you can lessen the impact of an emergency situation by knowing what to do before disaster strikes. Here are some tips to help you prepare for:

 

Electrical
Thunderstorm
Crowd
Electical outage

Gas outage

Sour gas leak

Chemical spill

Shelter in place

power line
Thunderstorms

Tornado

Fire

Flooding

Winter storms

Winter driving
Crowds

Seasonal flu

pandemic

back to school

Halloween safety

Personal safety
 
 
cell phone

Who do I call?

​Situation ​Phone
​If you need police, a fire truck or an ambulance ​9-1-1
If you smell gas (often described as a “rotten egg” smell)​ 9-1-1 or  403-245-7222
If the power goes out, call ENMAX​ 403-514-6100​
Before you dig in your back yard, call Alberta 1-Call​ 1-800-242-3447​
​For medical questions or problems where life is not in danger, call Alberta Health Link 403-943-5465​
To reach the non-emergency police line​ 403-266-1234​
Text with 9-1-1 is now available in Calgary! If you are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired, you can register to text with 9-1-1.