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Emergency Plan

Emergency Services Coordinator: 

Steve Marcellus
Phone:  902 227-7779
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To View the Richmond County Emergency Measures Plan   click here

NS Emergency Preparedness Information

Get Prepared

Nova Scotia EMO Notification Request For Assistance Form (20221)

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

Other useful items

  • 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  
  • 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

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