Information | Rezoning for Housing

Public hearing on April 22, 2024. Proposed rezoning will support more housing options in all communities.

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Emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere. Learn the basic actions you can take to prepare and protect yourself, your family and your home.

  • Explore our disaster risks

    ​Use our Disaster Risk Explorer to learn about the risk of disasters in Calgary and what The City is doing to prepare for it.

  • Emergency action plan

    Floods, fires, electrical outages and other disasters can occur at any time. While we might not be able to avoid these emergencies, we can be ready for them.

  • Ready Squad

    Ready Squad is a youth focused emergency preparedness program for kids ages 7 - 12. It teaches kids about which emergencies occur in Calgary and how to prepare for them.

  • CEMA Community Survey: Are you Ready?

    We asked Calgarians how ready they are for an emergency.

  • Ready Calgary training

    ​We offer e-learning emergency preparedness courses that help you develop skills to stay safe at home, at work, and in your community.

  • Ready Business

    ​Businesses require additional preparation to deal with emergencies.​

  • Types of emergencies

    Emergency situations often occur without warning. You can lessen the impact of an emergency situation by knowing what to do before a disaster strikes.​​​​

  • Alerts and Notifications

    There are many ways you can obtain information during an emergency. You can monitor local media through a television set or radio, check for alerts through social media and websites.

  • 72-hour kit

    In the event of an emergency, responders may be busy assisting those in immediate danger. The 72-hour kit holds supplies to support you and your family in an emergency situation.​

  • Get your household ready

    Reduce the impact of an emergency situation for yourself and the family.

  • Advice for older adults

    Despite best planning, you might require help from others during an emergency.

  • Advice for people with disabilities

    Preparing may involve specific planning for persons with disabilities.