Emergencies can come in a variety of forms, but they all constitute a major danger to both people and property.

In the case of an emergency the City and various emergency organizations will respond, each enacting their own procedures and plans to minimize the risks when disaster strikes.

Like those emergency professionals, you, and your family, should also have a plan, the knowledge and the preparation necessary to react to any disaster. If you are prepared it doesn’t only help you. Being prepared means emergency responders can prioritize those who need help most. It’s important you:

Learn more by downloading our Home Emergency Preparedness Guide or by following the links below.

Community Emergency Sirens

There are 15 community notification sirens located in Sarnia and the surrounding area. The sirens provide a community-wide auditory warning of emergencies such as industrial accidents and tornados. The City tests its alarms every Monday at 12:30 p.m. for 30 seconds. In the event of an emergency the sirens will sounds for nine minutes. Read more about the community notification sirens. Receive alerts about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for Sarnia-Lambton Alerts (formerly MyCNN Community Notification Network). Non-urgent emergency management inquiries such can be directed to emergency.management@sarnia.ca.

Home Emergency Preparedness Guide

All you need to plan, prepare, and know for potential emergencies in a handy home guide.

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City of Sarnia Emergency Management

Learn about the City’s Emergency management department, and City emergency planning.

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