Brochures and Downloads

At Home & At Work


General Preparedness and Response

Be Prepared, not scared - Emergency preparedness starts with you
Your Emergency Preparedness Guide 
(Brochure - Public Safety Canada)
  • By taking a few simple steps today, you can become better prepared to face a range of emergencies -- anytime, anywhere. Use this guide to identify the risks in your area, create your own emergency plan and personalize your 72-hour emergency kit. These basic steps will help you to take care of yourself and your loved ones during an emergency. Checklists for assembling personal emergency kits.
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Three Steps to Emergency Preparedness brochure 
(Brochure PDF 1 Mb - Public Safety Canada)
  • fold-out brochure summarizing the three steps you need to take to help you and your family prepare for an emergency: Know the Risks, Make a Plan, Get a Kit.
Preparing for the unexpected
Pocket Guide to Emergencies 
(Brochure PDF 1 Mb - Public Safety Canada)
  • Knowing what to do during an emergency is an important part of being prepared. Use this guide for information on what to do in different situations.What to do in emergency situations such as terrorist attacks
Emergency Preparedness for Persons with Special Needs
Emergency Preparedness Guide for People with Disabilities/Special Needs 
(Brochure PDF 997 Kb - Emergency Measures Organization)
  • cooperative effort between twenty public and private organizations who were consulted for their subject matter expertise and special insights.
Pets and Emergency Preparedness
Looking After Your Pets - Factsheet
(Fact Sheet PDF 41 KB - Manitoba)
  • How to care for your pets before, during and after an emergency
Pets and Emergency Preparedness
Emergency Preparedness for Farm Animals 
(Fact Sheet PDF 834 Kb - Public Safety Canada)
  • A guide aimed at Canadian farmers explaining the steps that should be taken to ensure farm animals, livestock, and poultry are protected during an emergency.
Prepared for the Woods
Prepared for the Woods 
(Brochure PDF 2.7MB - Public Safety Canada)
  • Basic precautions that can help protect you on trips into the wilderness.
Floods - What to do before and after
Floods - What to Do? 
(Brochure PDF 986Kb - Public Safety Canada)
  • Step-by-step advice, general precautions and evacuation procedures
  • What to do after a flood: re-entry, precautions during cleanup, tips on cleaning water-damaged items
  • Information on what to keep and what to discard; steps to follow before moving back into your house
Floods - What to do before and after
After the Flood 
(Brochure PDF 348Kb - Manitoba)
  • Detailed instructions on what to do and who to call to help with your flood recovery.
  • Including clean up and contact numbers

Other Manitoba flood preparation factsheets
Other Manitoba flood recovery factsheets

Floods - What to do before and after
Sandbag Dike Construction Instructions 
(Brochure PDF 157Kb - EMO)
  • Step-by-step advice on how to calculate sand required, safety tips, dike building and removal.
Severe storms
Severe storms 
(Brochure PDF 997 Kb - Public Safety Canada)
  • Advice on how to prepare for a severe storm, choose a shelter area, pack an emergency kit, etc
  • What to do after any severe storm
  • Advice on what to do in the home or in the car during a tornado, a hurricane, a severe thunderstorm, hail, freezing rain or a blizzard
Winter power failures
Power Outages 
(Brochure PDF 895 Kb- Public Safety Canada)
  • Precautions to take to reduce the harmful effects of power and heating outages
  • What to do, and what not to do, during and after a power outage
  • Steps to take in case you need to evacuate your home
Natural hazards map of Canada
Flood Fighting in Manitoba 
(PDF 1.23 Mb - Manitoba)
  • Booklet describing flood protection structures in Manitoba
  • Information on past historic floods
  • Manitoba's Emergency Management System
Natural hazards map of Canada
Natural hazards map of Canada 
(Map PDF 700 Kb - Public Safety Canada)
  • Maps and data covering a 150-year period
  • Locations, types and magnitudes of significant natural disasters
  • Earthquakes, floods, tornadoes, tsunamis, landslides and snow avalanches, volcanic eruptions and more


After Flood brochure cover
Protect Yourself from Mold (PDF 34 Kb)
  • Identifies people at risk and possible health effects of mold.
  • Clean up instructions
After Flood brochure cover
Managing Dead Livestock During and After Flooding (PDF 28 Kb)
  • Instructions for reducing the risk to livestock and managing dead livestock during and after a flood.
Other Manitoba flood recovery factsheets.

Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA)

Application for Private Residence
Complete application on-line 
  • Disaster Financial Assistance Program application
  • PDF Application-Print, complete and submit the application
  • More information on DFA
Farmland Owner's Authorization
Farmland Owner's Authorization (PDF 17 Kb)
  • Complete and submit with Application (above) when damage includes rented farmland.

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For Communities

Training Course Application
Training Course Application (PDF 20 Kb)
  • Application for EMO training courses
  • Complete this application and return to EMO
  • See the Training page for more information on courses offered by EMO
Community Impact Assessment
Community Impact Assessment (PDF 16 Kb)
Evacuation Registration 
Sample EOC Log Sheet  

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