Emergency alerts

Alberta Emergency Alerts provides you with critical information about an immediate disaster, where it is occuring and what action you need to take. Sign up for alerts.

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Situation updates

Situations updates provide a summary of the actions the government is taking to respond to an emergency.

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Emergency preparedness

Flood preparedness

Floods are the most frequent natural hazard. They can occur at any time of the year and are most often caused by heavy rainfall, rapid snow melt or ice jams.

River forecasts and advisories

How to prepare for a flood

How to prepare for a severe storm

Flood recovery and support

Wildfire preparedness

Fire advisories, restrictions or bans are issued when hot and dry conditions cause an increased risk of wildfires. Be prepared and take precautions.

How to prepare for a wildfire

Alberta Fire Bans

Alberta Parks fire bans and restrictions

Air quality advisories

Important numbers

  • Alberta government call centre: 310-4455
  • Red Cross: 1-866-350-6070
  • Alberta Supports Contact Centre: 1-877-644-9992 (Monday to Friday from 7:30 am to 8 pm)
  • 24-hour Health Link: 811
  • 24-hour Mental Health Help Line: 1-877-303-2642
  • 24-hour Emergency income support:
    • 1-866-644-5135 (outside Edmonton area)
    • 780-644-5135 (Edmonton)

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