Prepare for an emergency
Explore Calgary’s disaster risks
Knowing what risks exist in Calgary will empower you to take action to protect yourself from them. The City conducts a detailed Disaster Risk Assessment (DRA) to understand the risks in Calgary and is continuously working to reduce risk through mitigation projects, warning systems, bylaws, and much more. A technical summary of the assessment is documented in the 2018 Disaster Risk Report.
Citizens have a responsibility to take action when it comes to preparing for a disaster or emergency. Use the resources below to learn which disasters are a risk in Calgary, what the city is doing to mitigate those risks, and how you can prepare for them.
Learn about the extra considerations you should include in your home emergency plan during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Knowing the risks is the first step in preparing. Our Disaster Risk Explorer has detailed information on the disasters that pose the greatest risk to our city and individual communities. It also explains the impact and likelihood of each disaster and what The City is doing to mitigate the risk.