News releases from Emergency Management Office (Page 1)

Mises à jour sur la tempête

Emergency Management Office

Le Bureau de gestion des urgences a activé le centre provincial de coordination en raison du mauvais temps et des pannes d'électricité qui touchent la province à l'heure actuelle.

Storm Updates

Emergency Management Office

The Emergency Management Office has activated the Provincial Coordination Centre because of the storm and power outages that are now impacting the province.

Essai du système d'alerte d'urgence le mercredi 28 novembre

Emergency Management Office

Un essai du système d'alerte publique d'urgence aura lieu le mercredi 28 novembre à 13 h 55. Il s'agit du deuxième essai cette année du système En Alerte, qui inclut les appareils mobiles.

Emergency Alert Test on Wednesday, Nov. 28

Emergency Management Office

A test of the public emergency alerting system will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 1:55 p.m. This is the second test this year of the Alert Ready system which includes cellphones.

Province Takes Steps to Address CBRM Flood Mitigation

Emergency Management Office

On Oct. 10, 2016, many homeowners in Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) were impacted by a historic storm which brought over 225 millimetres of rain to the region and left many residents with flooded and damaged homes and property.

Aide pour les résidents touchés par la pénurie d'eau dans le sud-ouest de la Nouvelle-Écosse

Emergency Management Office

Le gouvernement offre de l'aide aux résidents touchés par la pénurie d'eau dans le sud-ouest de la Nouvelle-Écosse.

Help for Residents Affected by Water Shortage in Southwest Nova Scotia

Emergency Management Office

Government is helping residents affected by the water shortage in southwest Nova Scotia.

L'essai du système d'alerte d'urgence inclura les téléphones cellulaires

Emergency Management Office

Les Néo-Écossais recevront maintenant les alertes publiques du système d'alerte d'urgence sur leur téléphone cellulaire. Un essai du système d'alerte aura lieu le mercredi 9 mai à 13 h 55 dans le cadre de la Semaine de la sécurité civile.

Emergency Alert Test to Include Cell Phones

Emergency Management Office

Nova Scotians will now get public alerts on their cell phones from the public emergency alerting system. A test alert will take place on May 9 at 1:55 p.m. as part of Emergency Preparedness Week.

Interruption de service

Emergency Management Office

Le Bureau de gestion des urgences du gouvernement est au courant des pannes des services téléphoniques cellulaire et filaire. Le Centre de coordination provincial a été activé.

Cellular Service Disruption

Emergency Management Office

The province’s Emergency Management Office (EMO) is aware of cell and landline outages and the Provincial Coordination Centre has been activated.

New Provincewide Dispatch System for Ground Search and Rescue

Emergency Management Office

Ground search and rescue teams in the province are benefitting from a new single dispatch point that will allow them to respond to search requests faster.

Brochures Will Help Mi'kmaw Communities Better Prepare for Emergencies

Emergency Management Office

Residents of First Nations in Nova Scotia will be better able to plan for, and respond to, emergencies with two new tools from the Emergency Management Office.

Préparations en vue d'une tempête de neige

Emergency Management Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Une importante tempête de neige s'abattra sur la Nouvelle-Écosse à compter d'aujourd'hui, 12 février, et se poursuivra durant la journée du lundi 13 février.

Province Prepares for Blizzard

Emergency Management Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

A major winter storm is expected to hit Nova Scotia starting today, Feb. 12, and continue throughout the day Monday, Feb. 13.

Province Prepares for Blizzard

Emergency Management Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

A major winter storm is expected to hit Nova Scotia starting today, Feb. 12, and continue throughout the day Monday, Feb. 13.

Province to Repair or Buy 18 Flood Damaged Homes

Emergency Management Office

The 18 homeowners most impacted by Thanksgiving Day floods will now be able to make decisions on the future of their homes.

L'aide financière aux Néo-Écossais victimes des inondations se poursuit

Emergency Management Office

Le gouvernement maintient son engagement à faire en sorte que tous les Néo-Écossais touchés par les inondations du 10 octobre reçoivent l'aide dont ils ont besoin.

Flooding Assistance for Nova Scotians Continues

Emergency Management Office

Government remains committed to ensuring that Nova Scotians impacted by the Oct. 10 floods receive the help they need.

Alternate Shower Facilities Available as Provincial Parks Close

Emergency Management Office / Natural Resources (to July 2018)

As provincial parks close this week for winter maintenance, new alternate shower facilities are open for residents whose wells have gone dry.