CBR Be Emergency Ready

The ACT Emergency Services Agency (ESA) is committed to providing the community with access to information to help them prepare and respond to emergency threats and situations as they occur throughout the Territory.
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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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Learn how to avoid heat stress.

Be House fire Ready

Encouraging the public to take precautions within your home to reduce the risk of a fire starting.

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Smoke Alarm Safety

Smoke alarms that are properly installed and working correctly greatly increase the survival rate of occupants of a building in the event of a fire

The ACT Ambulance Service encourages everyone to learn CPR.

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.