Emergency Preparedness Week

Contest Time! – Share Your Story About Emergency Preparedness May 6-12

Share Your Story With Us & Win

Do you know the risks for disaster in your home or neighbourhood? Comment on this blog post with what those risks are and the Canadian Red Cross will help you get ready with a chance to win an emergency solar powered crank weather radio.

Are you prepared? Submit a video reply to the video above, or comment at the bottom of this page demonstrating one thing you have done with your family to prepare for a disaster  or a recent story about an event to win!

 The Canadian Red Cross has many helpful resources to help you and your family plan for an emergency. To learn more about how to make an emergency plan, what to pack in an emergency kit, and about the risks in your area, visit redcross.ca/prepare .

What You Can Win

  • 1 ETON MicroLink FR 170 Weather Radio – Stay connected in an emergency with this AM/FM Weather Radio with USB cell phone charger that receives audio broadcasts issued by Environment Canada for weather warnings and alerts. Includes built-in LED flashlight and USB cell phone charger. Powered by solar panel and dynamo crank. (Retail value: $36.95)
  • 1 ETON SolarLink FR 370 Weather Radio– enhanced weather radio that receives audio broadcasts from Environment Canada filtering only broadcasts that affect your area. Also includes an alarm clock. (Retail value: $67.95)

How You Can Enter The Contest & Rules

  1. Enter in the comments below what your plan is, or share a story about an emergency event OR post a video response via Youtube to any of the video from the avoiding chores crew. VR will be added to this page and will count as an entry.
  2. Anybody can enter, share their story, but only Canadian residents are eligable to win
  3. On May 13th, we will choose 2 random entries either from the comments or VR who meets item #2 to win the two prizes.


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