The information on these pages is about:

  • being ready for an emergency
  • what you should do if an emergency happens.

An emergency is when something dangerous happens that can put people at risk.

When an emergency happens everyone needs to act quickly so they can stay safe.

An emergency can be things like:

  • a flood
  • an earthquake
  • a pandemic which is when a lot of people get very sick very quickly.

Knowing what to do in an emergency will make it much easier for you to get through it.

You should:

  • talk with the people you live with / your whānau about what you should do in an emergency
  • make a plan for what you will do if an emergency happens.