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Know the risks

By learning about the types of emergencies that could happen in your community, you can better prepare for them.

Emergencies most likely to occur in Oxford County are:

  • tornadoes
  • floods
  • blizzards
  • transportation accidents involving hazardous materials rail or air crashes
  • toxic or flammable gas leaks
  • epidemics, or disease outbreaks
  • power black outs
  • severe damage to buildings or infrastructure
  • uncontrollable fires or explosions
  • interruption to essential services and supplies

Make a plan

Make a kit

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