Canadian Red Cross volunteer, Jeff Woods, knows what it takes to be prepared for a disaster. Jeff volunteers with the Red Cross in Ottawa and has been deployed to several disasters. He’s seen first-hand how being prepared and having a plan can make a difference in an emergency situation.

As part of Emergency Preparedness Week, Jeff provides his insight on how you can make a plan, one of the three simple steps Canadians can take to help prepare themselves and their families in the event of an emergency such as a house fire, flood or other disaster.

Watch the short video to learn what should be included as part of your plan.