A disaster or emergency can strike at any time and it’s important to be prepared for any situation. You should be prepared to take care of yourself and your family for at least 72 hours. The Alberta Emergency Management Agency provides information on emergency preparedness to help you in developing your own emergency plan that fits your needs. Visit the Government of Alberta Preparedness page.
The Town of Fairview has partnered with the MD of Fairview No. 136 to develop, administer, and implement the Joint Emergency Management Plan which is comprised of:
The purpose of Joint Emergency Management Planning allows us to work collaboratively in providing a comprehensive framework which established organization structure, assigns roles and responsibilities, coordination of resources and training to ensure effective execution of emergency management in the Town of Fairview and the MD of Fairview No. 136.
As partners, both municipalities have jointly committed to the provision of adequate resources, support and accountability to ensure that the Joint Emergency Management Plan is maintained, and that both municipalities are adequately prepared in the event of an emergency or disaster.
The Joint Emergency Management Advisory Committee is established by Bylaw No. 1055/PS/2019.
The Joint Emergency Management Committee consists of the following members:
The Joint Emergency Management Plan (JEMP) is established under the authority of:
The mandate of the JEMP is to provide for the safety of residents and visitors to the Town of Fairview and the Municipal District of Fairview No. 136, and to strengthen community resilience in the face of both natural and human induced emergencies and disasters.
Planning for emergencies is an ongoing and continual process reflecting the ever-changing nature of communities. The Joint Emergency Management Plan reflects this dynamic planning process and is reviewed annually.
The Joint Emergency Management Agency is established by Bylaw No. 1055/PS/2019 and administers the Emergency Management Program on behalf of the Town of Fairview and the Municipal District of Fairview No. 136 under the guidance of the Joint Emergency Management Committee.
The Joint Emergency Management Agency consists of the following members:
Staying informed during emergencies can save your life. Protect yourself and your loved ones by downloading the Alberta Emergency Alert app to receive critical life saving alerts.
During an Emergency, you can stay connected through the Town of Fairview’s Facebook Page, website or through the Voyent App.
Disasters and Emergencies can be confusing and difficult experiences for everyone. A household plan will help you cope with stress related to your emergency. There are many factors to consider when planning for emergencies and it’s important to be prepared for any situation.
An Emergency Pet Plan can reduce stress for you and your pet during an emergency. Here are some things to think about when making your plan.
When planning, create pet friendly contact lists including hotels, kennels, shelters, friends and family for pets on short notice.
Emergencies and disasters such a barn fires, blizzards or floods are common risk in agricultural communities. Being prepared will help you protect your farm animals, livestock and property so you can overcome unexpected situations as quick as possible.
When building your plan, consider the following: