The 7th Annual Disaster Alley is cancelled
The 2016 Disaster Alley has been cancelled. The decision to cancel was the result of the wildfire situation in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. Building a culture of preparedness is important.
The event will be rescheduled for 2017.
Disaster Alley is a an annual preparedness event that usually occurs in Calgary every May. As Calgary’s largest preparedness event, Disaster Alley showcases over 30 exhibitors, such as the Calgary Fire Department, Calgary Search and Rescue Association (CALSARA), HAWCS, and many more groups who provide assistance in emergencies and disasters. These exhibitors educate guests about what they can do in an emergency or disaster.
Emergency Preparedness Week
Disaster Alley usually happens during Emergency Preparedness Week – a national event in May that aims to build a culture of preparedness in Canada. The event is coordinated by Public Safety Canada, in close collaboration with the provinces, territories and partners.