Be prepared for an emergency

Although you cannot always know when an emergency is about to happen, there are some things you can do to prepare yourself and your family and hopefully cope better if an emergency occurs.


  • know the hazards or risks that are present in your area
  • review your insurance policies type and sum insured
  • take a house hold inventory
  • prepare an emergency plan:
  • practice
  • make sure you know your neighbours
  • learn about your community's emergency plans and warning signals
  • download the vicemergency app:
  • know where to get information

During an emergency

  • know where to get information
  • follow the instructions of the emergency services.

Page last updated: Thursday, 15 August 2019