News releases from Emergency Management Office (Page 20)

Truro Receives Disaster Financial Assistance

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The Town of Truro is getting the final instalment of financial help for flooding damage sustained in 2003 to municipal roads, parks, sports fields, and other municipal infrastructure.

Nova Scotian Is New Chair of National Council

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A Nova Scotian is the new chair of the National Ground Search and Rescue Council of Canada.

Aide financière pour la réparation des dommages causés par la tempête de novembre

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Les Néo-Écossais qui ont subi des pertes non assurées lors de la tempête post-tropicale Noël en novembre peuvent présenter une demande d'aide financière en vertu du programme d'aide financière en cas de catastrophe de la province.

Disaster Financial Assistance for November Storm

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Nova Scotians who suffered uninsurable losses in post-tropical storm Noel in November can apply for assistance under the province's disaster financial assistance program.

Conseils pour vous protéger en cas d'inondation

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Les municipalités situées dans les régions de la Nouvelle-Écosse sujettes aux inondations avisent le public que des inondations sont possibles selon les plus récentes prévisions météorologiques.

Self-help Advice on Flood Protection

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Municipalities in flood-prone regions of Nova Scotia are advising the public to be aware of potential flooding based on the latest weather forecasts.

Is Your Go Kit Ready?

Emergency Management Office

Nova Scotians should have home and vehicle emergency kits at the ready, in light of weather forecasts today, Dec. 3, calling for significant snowfall.

Emergency Management Minister Thanks Public

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Carolyn Bolivar-Getson, Minister of Emergency Management, said Nova Scotians are to be commended for their safety preparations in advance of Tropical Storm Noel.

Soyez prêts pour la tempête

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L'ouragan Noel s'approche de la Nouvelle-Écosse et le Bureau de gestion des urgences (BGU) rappelle à tous l'importance de se préparer en vue des situations d'urgences relatives aux conditions météorologiques.

Be Ready for Dangerous Storm

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As Hurricane Noel approaches Nova Scotia, the Emergency Management Office (EMO) reminds people of the importance of being prepared for weather-related emergencies.

Open House

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If you have ever been curious about what happens in an emergency operations centre when a disaster strikes, you can see first-hand next week.

Exercise Scotian Pine Tests

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A series of simulated crises will test how well agencies communicate when the province, Municipality of the County of Kings and Acadia University join other agencies for a tabletop emergency exercise Tuesday, Oct. 23 and Wednesday, Oct. 24.

Emergency Management Planning Officer for Cape Breton

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A 25-year veteran in fire and emergency services is the province's new emergency management planning officer based in Sydney.

Emergency Preparedness for Storms, Hurricanes

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Nova Scotians are reminded once again to be prepared to look after themselves and their families for the first 72 hours in an emergency.

Precautions Issued for Extreme Heat

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With the arrival of hot and humid weather, the provincial Emergency Management Office(EMO) is advising the public to take precautions.

Le service 911 célèbre son 10e anniversaire

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Le samedi 7 juillet, le service 911 de la Nouvelle-Écosse célèbre une décennie de services pour la protection des personnes, des familles et des communautés.

Nova Scotia 9-1-1 Celebrates 10th Anniversary

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On Saturday, July 7, Nova Scotia's emergency 9-1-1 service celebrates a decade of protecting individuals, families and communities.

N.S. Promotes Emergency Management Priorities

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Nova Scotia is taking action to ensure Nova Scotians are adequately prepared for emergency situations.

Minister Praises Volunteer Searchers

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Volunteer ground search and rescue members have once again made a huge contribution to public safety in our province, says the Minister of Emergency Management.

N.S. Supports Emergency Preparedness Week

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An Emergency Idol competition in Kentville and a demonstration of public alerting on The Weather Network are two of several events being held in Nova Scotia next week to mark Emergency Preparedness Week in Canada, May 6-12.