News releases from Emergency Management Office (Page 16)

Traffic Advisory, HRM

Emergency Management Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Traffic Advisory, Halifax Regional Municipality

Précautions à prendre en cas d'inondations ou d'ondes de tempête possibles dans certaines régions

Emergency Management Office

Un système météorologique intense continue de causer des rafales et des pluies abondantes à l'échelle de la province, et le Bureau de gestion des urgences (BGU) rappelle aux Néo-Écossais de prendre des précautions supplémentaires et de se préparer en vue d'inondations et d'ondes de tempête dans certaines régions. Comme dans le cas de toute tempête qui entraîne des rafales, les pannes d'électricité sont également possibles.

Precautions Urged for Possible Localized Flooding, Storm Surges

Emergency Management Office

As a strong weather system continues to bring wind gusts and heavy rainfall across most of the province, the Emergency Management Office (EMO) is reminding Nova Scotians to use extra caution to stay safe and be prepared for localized flooding and storm surges. As with any storm that produces wind gusts, power outages are also possible.

Des précautions contre les inondations sont recommandées

Emergency Management Office

Le Bureau de gestion des urgences avise les Néo-Écossais qui habitent dans des régions sujettes aux inondations que les conditions météorologiques cette nuit, vendredi et samedi en matinée pourraient entraîner des inondations à certains endroits.

Flood Precautions Recommended

Emergency Management Office

The Emergency Management Office is advising Nova Scotians living in flood-prone areas that weather conditions overnight tonight, Friday and early Saturday morning could result in localized flooding.

Workshop to Help Province Prepare for Emergencies

Emergency Management Office

Provincial departments and municipalities from across the province will be better able to prepare for emergencies after a workshop to discuss advancements, best practices, and emergency management issues.

Province Provides Improved 911 Cellphone Service

Emergency Management Office

An improvement to Nova Scotia's 911 emergency service will make it easier to trace the location of callers who use their cellphones in an emergency.

Les automobilistes doivent se préparer en vue de conditions hivernales

Emergency Management Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

En cette nouvelle période de froid et de neige, le ministère des Transports et du Renouvellement de l'infrastructure et le Bureau de gestion des urgences rappellent aux Néo-Écossais de vérifier les conditions routières avant de prendre la route.

Prepare for Winter Driving

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Emergency Management Office

With another wave of cold weather and snowfall upon us, the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal and the Emergency Management Office are reminding Nova Scotians to check road conditions before getting behind the wheel.

Nova Scotia Responds to Disaster in Haiti

Emergency Management Office

The province and the Office of Emergency Management are working in close collaboration with the federal government, other provinces and territories, and international aid agencies to co-ordinate the Canadian humanitarian response to Haiti.

Resolve to Get Ready for Winter

Emergency Management Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Winter has arrived, and the Emergency Management Office and the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal are reminding Nova Scotians that now is the time to prepare your family for winter storms and challenging driving conditions.

Exercise Caution as Intense Weather System Approaches

Emergency Management Office

The Emergency Management Office reminds Nova Scotians to take appropriate precautions as an intense winter weather system that has hit parts of the United States and Canada tracks towards Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Ground Search and Rescue Celebrates 40 Years

Emergency Management Office

Long-serving ground search and rescue volunteers across the province are being recognized by a new program to mark the 40th year of the service in Nova Scotia.

Preparedness for Winter Conditions

Emergency Management Office

The Emergency Management Office reminds Nova Scotians to take appropriate precautions as winter storm season and the first forecasted winter storm approaches.

Changes to Act Makes Communities Stronger

Emergency Management Office

Nova Scotia took another important step towards stronger, safer communities today, Oct. 8, with the introduction of changes to the provincial Emergency Management Act.

Les Néo-Écossais étaient bien préparés en vue d'une situation d'urgence

Emergency Management Office

Ramona Jennex, ministre de la Gestion des urgences, a félicité les Néo-Écossais, aujourd'hui 24 août, pour avoir pris les précautions nécessaires en vue de l'ouragan Bill.

Nova Scotians Praised for Emergency Preparations

Emergency Management Office

Ramona Jennex, Minister of Emergency Management, commended Nova Scotians today, Aug. 24, for taking precautions in advance of Hurricane Bill.

Traffic Advisory, Lunenburg County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Emergency Management Office

In Lunenburg County, sections of Green Bay Road in Green Bay and Point Road in Blue Rocks previously closed because of flooding have re-opened.

Traffic Advisory, Queens County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Emergency Management Office

In Queens County, a section of Trunk 3 near Hunts Point and Summerville previously closed because of flooding has re-opened.

Précautions à prendre lors d'une panne d'électricité

Emergency Management Office

À la suite des pannes d'électricité causées par l'ouragan Bill, le Bureau de gestion des urgences (BGU) et les autorités provinciales souhaitent rappeler aux Néo-Écossais de faire preuve de prudence à l'intérieur et à l'extérieur de leur maison.