It’s Emergency Preparedness (EP Week) and provinces and territories across the country encourage you to be prepared in case a disaster occurs. The theme this year is “Plan. Prepare. Be Aware.”

“Emergencies can strike anywhere, at any time. That’s why everyone in Ontario is encouraged to be prepared—by having a plan, assembling a survival kit, and by staying informed,” says the dedicated site about the initiative. The hastag #PrepareYourSelfie has been created to spread awareness about the program that desires Canadians to take a selfie and show commitment with their survival kit and share it using social media.

From a mobile perspective, the OPP has jumped into the ring to offer tips and tool to efficiently use your devices and that everyday communication may not work properly during an emergency