Be Emergency Ready

If you and your home are well prepared, you stand a better chance of surviving an emergency. Take some time with your household now to discuss and record what you will do in an emergency. It could save your lives.
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All Canberrans should ensure they understand Fire Danger Rating (FDR) levels to help them make decisions when travelling in and around the ACT.

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Storms can happen anywhere, at any time of the year.

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There are simple steps you can take to greatly reduce the risk of a fire in your home.

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Floods pose a risk to life. Understand how to be safe in the event of a flood.


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Survival Plan

Plan to survive.

The ACT Ambulance Service encourages everyone to learn CPR.

Be CPR Ready
Preparing for Emergencies

Canberra’s location and environment mean we must be prepared for a range of disasters including bushfires, storms, heatwaves, terrorist acts, earthquakes and floods.

Types of Emergencies

Extreme heat events are increasing in regularity and severity, posing risks to many members of the community, especially the young, elderly and those with a chronic illness.