Dufferin County Services Emergency Preparedness Emergency Preparedness Resources Emergency Preparedness Resources Guides and Resources Volunteer Spotlight Other Resources Guides and Resources Your Emergency Preparedness Guide Emergency Preparedness Guide for People with Disabilities/Special Needs Earthquakes: What to do? Power Outages: What to do? Severe Storms: What to do? Emergency Preparedness for Farm Animals Planning for Safety: Evacuating People Who Need Assistance in an Emergency Winter Driving: You, Your Vehicle, and Winter Driving Reducing the Risk of Fire on Your Farm A Guide to Business Continuity Planning Handbook for Reducing Basement Flooding Winter Driving: Be Safe, Be Prepared! Don't Forget Your Pets Volunteer Spotlight Learn more about volunteer groups available to assist you during an emergency. Canadian Red Cross The Canadian Red Cross mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world. Lions Club Alert Team The objective of the Lions Alert Program is to develop a plan of action in case of an emergency affecting individuals, communities, or nations. Dufferin Emergency Search and Rescue (DESAR) DESAR is a not-for-profit organization that provides trained and certified searchers to assist police with ground search and rescue missions. Ontario Search and Rescue Volunteer Association DESAR is affiliated with the Ontario Search and Rescue Volunteer Association. St. John Ambulance When disaster strikes, St. John Ambulance is there to help. St. John Ambulance community-based volunteers are trained in an integrated system of first aid, CPR and health care. Other Resources Conservation Authorities There are 5 different watersheds in Dufferin County. Each Conservation Authority has a role in flood prevention and monitoring. You can learn more by visiting the Conservation Authorities' websites. Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health Wellinton-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health plays an important role in community resilience. Visit their website to learn more about disease control. and other information. Environment Canada Visit Environment Canada's website for information on weather forecasts and alerts. Emergency Management Ontario For more information on being prepared, visit Emergency Management Ontario's website. Alert Ready Alert Ready is designed to deliver critical and potentially life-saving alerts to Canadians through television, radio, and LTE-connected and compatible wireless devices.