Tips from U of A experts to help people prepare for emergencies.

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This is an updated and edited version of a story originally published May 4, 2018.

No one wants to think about having to flee their homes from fire or flood, but it’s smart to plan ahead just in case.

“The most common assumption people make is that emergency preparedness is hard,” said Adam Conway, a team lead of emergency management at the University of Alberta. “But by planning for the unexpected, you’ll make smarter decisions.”

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