News releases from Emergency Management Office (Page 19)

Officials Meet to Discuss Cobequid Pass Storm

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Emergency Management Office

The ministers of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal and the Emergency Management Office met today, Nov. 24, with officials from various organizations to discuss a recent storm that stranded a large number of vehicles on the Cobequid Pass for several hours.

Winter Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Management Office

Nova Scotians are being encouraged to prepare themselves and their families for winter hazards.

Atlantic 911 Conference in Halifax

Emergency Management Office

The people who are among the first to offer compassion and assistance to Atlantic Canadians in emergency situations are meeting Tuesday, Oct. 28, and Wednesday, Oct. 29, in Halifax.

Disaster Financial Assistance Available for Labour Day Weekend Rainfall

Emergency Management Office

Nova Scotians in Colchester, Pictou, Antigonish, Inverness, Victoria, Cumberland and Halifax counties who suffered uninsurable losses from heavy rainfall Aug. 29 to 31, can apply for assistance under the province's disaster financial assistance program.

Tempête tropicale Kyle

Emergency Management Office

La tempête tropicale Kyle n'a causé que des dommages minimes en Nouvelle-Écosse.

Tropical Storm Kyle

Emergency Management Office

Tropical Storm Kyle has passed Nova Scotia with minimal damage.

Précautions à prendre lors de pannes d'électricité

Emergency Management Office

À la suite des pannes d'électricité possibles causées par la tempête tropicale Kyle, 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.

Precautions Needed During Power Outages

Emergency Management Office

In the wake of possible power outages linked to Tropical Storm Kyle, the Emergency Management Office (EMO) and provincial officials are reminding Nova Scotians to use caution in and outside their homes.

Des conditions météorologiques de forte intensité pourront causer des vagues de tempête dans le sud-ouest de la Nouvelle-Écosse

Emergency Management Office

BUREAU DE GESTION DES URGENCES--Des conditions météorologiques de forte intensité pourront causer des vagues de tempête dans le sud-ouest de la Nouvelle-Écosse -----------------------------------------------------------------Le Bureau de gestion des urgences (BGU) de la Nouvelle-Écosse demande aux Néo-Écossais de prendre les mesures de protection nécessaires advenant une vague de tempête.

Intense Weather Can Lead to Storm Surge in Southwestern Nova Scotia

Emergency Management Office

The Emergency Management Office (EMO) is asking Nova Scotians to take measures to protect themselves in the event of a storm surge.

Fermeture de certains parcs provinciaux en raison de la tempête

Natural Resources (to July 2018) / Emergency Management Office

Des parcs provinciaux à usage diurne et de camping dans les comtés de Shelburne, Yarmouth, Queens, Annapolis et Digby seront fermés au public en raison des conditions météorologiques qui seront causées par la tempête tropicale Kyle.

Storm Closes Some Provincial Parks

Natural Resources (to July 2018) / Emergency Management Office

Provincial day-use and camping parks in Shelburne, Yarmouth, Queens, Annapolis and Digby counties will be closed to the public because of anticipated weather conditions from Tropical Storm Kyle.

Preparing for Tropical Storm Kyle

Emergency Management Office

The provincial Emergency Management Office (EMO) is advising the public to take the necessary precautions as tropical-storm Kyle approaches the Maritimes.

Post-Tropical Storm Hanna

Emergency Management Office

Post-tropical storm Hanna has passed Nova Scotia, leaving in its wake some localized flooding but no widespread damage.

Preparing For Flood

Emergency Management Office

The Emergency Management Office (EMO) is reminding Nova Scotians that flooding can occur after heavy rainfalls and weather-related emergencies.

Tropical Storm Hanna Preparations

Emergency Management Office

Although there is no certainty that Tropical Storm Hanna will have significant impact on Nova Scotia, the Emergency Management Office is advising citizens to make appropriate preparations.

International Emergency Managers Participate in Major Disaster Exercise

Emergency Management Office

A disaster response exercise today, June 11, in Halifax has senior emergency managers from Eastern Canada and the United States dealing with a hypothetical catastrophe.

Top Emergency Managers Meet in Halifax

Emergency Management Office

No city will be better prepared for disaster than Halifax today, June 9 to Thursday, June 12, as top emergency management officials from the Eastern provinces and states gather for their spring 2008 meeting.

Les appels d'urgence 9-1-1 et le service de téléphone Internet

Emergency Management Office

De plus en plus de gens s'inquiètent de l'utilisation d'un service de téléphone Internet pour signaler une situation d'urgence, et les clients doivent être au courant que ce service ne garantit pas les mêmes services d'urgence 9-1-1 que le service téléphonique conventionnel.

Caution Urged When Calling 9-1-1 With Internet Phone Services

Emergency Management Office

With continued concerns about the use of Internet-based telephone service for emergency reporting, consumers should be aware they may not be guaranteed the emergency protection offered by traditional 9-1-1 service.