Learn how Ontario prepares for, and responds to, emergencies. Access resources to support emergency management and preparedness.
Learn more about Ontario’s Provincial Emergency Management Strategy and Action Plan.
Emergency management in Ontario
Learn about how emergencies are managed in Ontario. Emergency Management Ontario works to keep people safe and secure by coordinating with other organizations to prepare for emergencies and respond to them, when they happen.
Types of emergencies
Learn about different emergencies that can occur and how to be prepared.
Ontario is prepared to respond to provincial, national or international nuclear emergencies. Ontario’s nuclear reactor facilities are built with multiple safeguards.
Emergency Preparedness Week
Annual awareness campaign with tools and resources to help you plan and prepare for emergencies.
Be prepared for an emergency
Learn how you can be prepared for emergencies by making an emergency plan, assembling an emergency preparedness kit and staying informed.
Ensuring safety for all
Learn how to be prepared for an emergency to ensure the safety of children, people with disabilities, seniors and pets.
Emergency management resources
Emergency management program resources
Find resources to support emergency management planning and programming in Ontario.
Emergency response resources
Learn more about Ontario’s emergency response resources and capacity to support the province’s communities.
Emergency management careers and professional development
Learn about careers in emergency management and professional development opportunities, including training.
Emergency management glossary of terms
Use this glossary to better understand the terms used in emergency management.
Reports and publications
- Provincial Emergency Management Strategy and Action Plan
- Emergency Management Framework for Ontario
- Emergency Preparedness Guide for People with Disabilities
- Provincial Emergency Response Plan 2019 | PDF, 1 MB
- Provincial Nuclear Emergency Response Plan (PNERP) Master Plan 2017 |PDF, 4 MB
Investigation into the emergency alerts sent on January 12, 2020
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