72 HOURS: IS YOUR FAMILY PREPARED? How long can your family survive without outside assistance? If an emergency happens in your community, it may take emergency workers some time to reach you. You should be prepared to take care of yourself and your family for a minimum of 72 hours. For more information on emergency preparedness, contact the Lac Ste. Anne County Emergency Management Agency at 780.785.3411 or visit the County website at www.lsac.ca.