The Bureau de la sécurité civile seeks to ensure that everyone knows what to do in case of a disaster. It also provides the necessary support for coordinating stakeholders in case of a catastrophe in the area.
The agency responds to major disasters and exceptional situations. It covers the following four dimensions: prevention, preparation, intervention and recovery.
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The Bureau de la sécurité civile keeps the civil security plan up to date. The plan covers the organization's prevention, preparation, intervention and recovery measures.
In the event of a major disaster, emergency response teams are deployed to the most vulnerable residents first. Residents who are not considered vulnerable may have to wait a while before receiving assistance from the emergency response teams. Thus, it is important to be able to manage on your own for 72 hours as you wait for help.
The principal intervention measures are:
Recovery includes all of the decisions or actions following a disaster to restore social, economic, physical and environmental conditions in the community while reducing the risks.
What to do after a disaster (in French only)
Recognized for its quality of life, Gatineau is a city of 285,000 inhabitants. It is located on the north shore of the Ottawa River, and extends east and west of the Gatineau River.