Personal Disaster Preparedness Assessment

An astonishing 97% of domestic Canadian Red Cross responses in the last 5 years have been for personal disasters, such as house fires, which can devastate lives in just minutes. Still, 2 out of 3 Canadians say they have not taken steps to prepare in the event of a disaster.

The Canadian Red Cross wants you and your family to be prepared. The assessment takes less than 3 minutes and could help save your life and the lives of your loved ones.

Question 1

Below are the eight major causes of house fires in Canada. Rank them in order from most common to least common by dragging options from the LEFT column to the appropriate position in the RIGHT column.

Question 2

Which of the following is something you can do to help prevent a house fire? Please select only one answer.

Question 3

To escape a house fire safely, how much time do you have to get out? Please select only one answer.

Question 4

What do you do in disaster situations where it’s not safe to evacuate your home, like a power outage or flu pandemic? Please select only one answer.

Question 5

Which of the following is NOT a key item for a disaster preparedness kit? Please select only one answer.

Results

Thank you for completing the assessment. You will be contacted by a Canadian Red Cross representative who will review your results with you and help you and your family become better prepared in the event of a disaster. Please provide your information below.