Phone: 1-902-226-2400

Toll Free: 1-800-567-2600

Emergency Plan

To View the Richmond County Emergency Measures Plan click here

Hurricane disaster supply kit

  • Canned goods and nonperishable foods that do not need cooking:
  • Canned meats and fish  Canned fruits and vegetables
  • Canned soups and puddings Canned fruit juices
  • Dried fruit and nuts  Bread, cookies and crackers
  • Peanut butter and jelly  Coffee and tea
  • Manual can opener  Bottled water (one gallon per person/per day)
  • Prescription medication (two-week supply) Pet food/supplies 
  • Water purification tablets  Disposable plates, cups, and utensils 

Infant care items

  • Disposable diapers Baby wipes
  • Baby food Formula

First aid supplies

  • Masking and duct tape
  • Flashlight or lantern, with extra batteries Battery operated radio, with extra batteries
  • Watch or battery operated clock Ice chest
  • Matches  Canned heat (sterno)
  • Portable outdoor camping stove or grill with fuel supply
  • A certain amount of cash
  • Plastic trash bags Plastic sheeting or tarp
  • Personal hygiene items  

Other useful items

  • Work gloves Sun lotion
  • Insect repellent Hammer
  • Screwdriver Pliers
  • Wrenches Handsaw
  • Razor knife Ax or chainsaw
  • Rope caulking Nails and screws
  • Rope and wire Broom, mop and bucket
  • All-purpose cleaner Ladder
  • Sandbags Portable generator
  • Shovel, rake and wheelbarrow Sheets of plywood