Emergency Preparedness

Is your family prepared?

Your family may not be together when disaster strikes, so it is important to have a plan in place for every member of your family. You should know how you will contact one another, how you will get back together, where you will go and what you will do in various situations. Below are some links to assist you in making that plan.

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Northumberland Emergency Volunteer Registry

A partnership between Northumberland County and United Way.  The EVR registry will house names of volunteers who are prepared to help their community in the event of a natural disaster being declared.  For more information and to download the volunteer application, please click here.

Publications (you will need the free Adobe Acrobat to view PDF files)

Hamilton Township's Emergency Response Plan  (updated January 2015)

5 Step Guide to Emergency Planning

Emergency Preparedness Video

How to make an Emergency Plan

Emergency Preparedness Guide for People with Disabilities/Special Needs

Emergency Car Kit Flyer- Fall 2016

Emergency Fall  -Power Outages

Emergency Spring  -Pet Preparedness

Emergency Summer - Persons with Disabilities

Emergency Winter - Car Kit


Kids Stuff

Elmer the Safety Elephant

Elmer Emergency Activity Book

Emergency Preparedness for Children


Canadian Red Cross

Emergency Management Ontario

The Salvation Army in Canada

Halliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit

Ontario Provincial Police

Environment Canada

Safe Canada

For more information please contact  Kelly Serson, Community Emergency Management Coordinator via email to: kserson@hamiltontownship.ca




Municipal Office 8285 Majestic Hills Drive P.O. Box 1060 Cobourg, On K9A 4W5
Office Hours Monday to Friday; 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 905-342-2810
Fax: 905-342-2818