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Know the Risks

Knowing the risks in Simcoe County can help you prepare for the unexpected.

  • Meteorological events (flood or flash flood, forest or urban fire, snowstorm, ice storm, extreme temperatures, windstorms including tornadoes)
  • Accidents  (hazardous material spill, explosions, transportation accidents, building collapse, water contamination, train derailment)
  • Technological events  (power failures, phone system interruptions)
  • Biological events (outbreak of disease, human or animal borne)
  • Intentional acts  (labour strike, crime, arson, civil unrest)