City's Emergency Plan
As part of the ongoing improvements to our emergency management program, the OEM has updated the City's Emergency Plan and finalized some of our Operational Support Functions. Learn more
Preparedness... Protect Your Business: Business Continuity Planning Guide
In an ongoing effort to help Toronto businesses prepare for potential emergencies, the Office of Emergency Management is pleased to provide a new guide to business continuity planning - now available for download from our Business Partners Exchange
Our Toronto - The Office of Emergency Management - What We Do
The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) helps the City and its residents prepare for and deal with major emergencies
FLOODS HAPPEN are you Ready?
The Toronto Region Conservation Authority has introduced new flood message terminology
to ensure consistency with Environment Canada, the Weather Network and other agencies. Flood messages are posted on the TRCA website
Follow us on Twitter
The Toronto Office of Emergency Management has joined the twitterverse to tweet information on how you can be better prepared for emergencies that may occur. Follow us @TorontoOEM for preparedness tips and handy information about how YOU and your family can get emergency ready!
OEM for Business – the Business Partners Exchange
We know that emergencies can happen anywhere and at anytime, but when it affects your business you might not be able to conduct normal operations for days, weeks or even months. The OEM has developed the Business Partners Exchange
(BPE) to start providing businesses with resources to help them become better prepared for potential emergencies.
Our Toronto - Take the time to be prepared
The Office of Emergency Management reminds all Toronto residents to be prepared
Sign up to receive Emergency and Major Incident Information
Subscribers will receive information about major incidents or declared emergencies, as well as occasional information about emergency planning and preparedness. Subscribe
Emergency Preparedness Guide
Be emergency-ready. Check out this handy guide on how to plan and prepare yourself and your loved ones for a variety of emergency situations. Learn what the risks are, what you can do to prepare, how to create a plan and how to protect yourself in an emergency. Get your copy
Guides for People with Disabilities/Special Needs
Emergencies are a fact of life. They occur in communities and cities around the world, and they have the potential to put your health, safety and security at risk. There are simple steps
you can take to help protect yourself and your loved ones during an emergency.
Your Emergency Kit: 72 hours
Being prepared means that you and your loved ones have enough food, water, medications and other supplies on hand to meet your needs for a minimum of 72 hours after an emergency occurs. Find out what to include in your emergency kit
Caring for Evacuees
When disaster strikes the City's Emergency Planning & Management team assists evacuees and their pets with shelter, food, clothing, registration and inquiry, and personal services. Learn more about this City service...
Heavy rainfalls and flooding
Severe storms and heavy rainfalls are becoming more common in the City of Toronto. Do you know what to do to help protect your property from flooding? Learn more...
Power interruptions are often caused by freezing rain, sleet and/or high winds which damage power lines and equipment. Home generators are handy for backup electricity in case of an outage, but there are hazards to be aware of. Portable generators are combustion engines when used properly can provide an alternative power source until conventional power is restored. Learn more about portable generator safety