The Manitoba Association of Native Firefighters Inc. provides assistance to First Nation Communities throughout Manitoba.

 

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Fire Services

Either by Course or Hands-on Training, MANFF provides quality training for First Nation Communities.

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Emergency Services

MANFF provides all Manitoba First Nations with an Emergency Response Plan that is unique to their community at no charge.

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Community Participation

MANFF comes out to First Nation Communities for Fire Safety presentations to schools.

Providing Training and Support
for First Nation Fire Departments

 

Either by Course or Hands-on Training, MANFF provides quality training for First Nation Communities.

 

 

Emergency Preparedness

 

The Manitoba Association of Native FireFighters (MANFF) provides Emergency Preparedness and Response services on a 24 hour, 7 days-a-week basis to all of Manitoba’s First Nations. It is MANFF's vision is to have an effective Emergency Program established by each First Nation to protect life and property.

 

Disasters

a calamity, however caused, which has resulted in or may result in:

  • The loss of life.
  • Harm or damage to the safety, health or welfare of people.
  • Damage to property or the environment.

 

Emergency

a present or imminent situation or condition that requires prompt action to prevent or limit:

  • The loss of life.
  • Harm or damage to the safety, health or welfare of people.
  • Damage to property or the environment.

Emergency Management
The management of emergencies concerning all-hazards, including all activities and risk management measures related to prevention and mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.

Prevention/Mitigation
Eliminates or reduces the risks of disasters in order to protect lives, community, environment, and economic impact.

Preparedness
The readiness to respond to a disaster and manage the outcomes. Having MANFF come to your community and assist in preparing a Community Emergency Response Plan can do this.

Response
The ability to respond during, before, or after a disaster to manage the outcomes. MANFF helps communities during this stage by coordinating AANDC approved evacuations.

Recovery
Repairing, restoring or revamping the community’s conditions after a disaster. MANFF assists in the recovery stage by transporting evacuees back the community.

Emergency Operations Centre (E.O.C)
A facility chosen by the community where the Community’s Emergency Response Control Group will coordinate the response and support during an event.

Emergency Response Control Group
The senior community responders designated in the plan to undertake responsibility for the management of the community resources to respond to the event.

MANFF Community Presentations

 

MANFF comes out to First Nation Communities for Fire Safety presentations to schools. We also have a Fire Prevention Unit (FPU) for hands-on demonstrations for youth. Send a request today so that we can present our Public Education program in your community! 

For more information, contact our Public Education department toll-free at 1 (888) 356-8959 ext. 3463.

 
Fire Prevention Week The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Fire Prevention Week takes place every October and provides a fantastic opportunity to bring fire prevention through the competition to your communities. You can find some great resources to help inspire your creations from the Fire Prevention Week website at www.fpw.org

Fire Prevention Week

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Fire Prevention Week takes place every October and provides a fantastic opportunity to bring fire prevention through the competition to your communities. You can find some great resources to help inspire your creations from the Fire Prevention Week website at www.fpw.org

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Annual Fire Safety Poster & Multimedia Contest Each year, we hold the Regional contest and send the winning entries to the Aboriginal Firefighters Association of Canada (AFAC) to be entered in the National contest. Click here to see this year's results. All full-time students attending a band or federally operated school, from Pre-School to Grade 12 are encouraged to enter. The entries are broken down into four different categories, and they are as follows: POSTER CATEGORIES Category 1 - Students in Preschool to Grade 2 Category 2 - Students in Grades 3 to 6 Category 3 - Students in Grades 7 to 9 MULTIMEDIA CATEGORIES Category 4 - Students in Grades 9 to 12.  (ONLY digital art, music, videos, mixed media etc.)

Annual Fire Safety Poster & Multimedia Contest

Each year, we hold the Regional contest and send the winning entries to the Aboriginal Firefighters Association of Canada (AFAC) to be entered in the National contest. Click here to see this year's results.

All full-time students attending a band or federally operated school, from Pre-School to Grade 12 are encouraged to enter. The entries are broken down into four different categories, and they are as follows:

POSTER CATEGORIES
Category 1 - Students in Preschool to Grade 2
Category 2 - Students in Grades 3 to 6
Category 3 - Students in Grades 7 to 9

MULTIMEDIA CATEGORIES
Category 4 - Students in Grades 9 to 12.  (ONLY digital art, music, videos, mixed media etc.)