West Hants Regional Municipality's Emergency Management Office (EMO) will host a minimum of three in-person education and awareness events a year (January - May - September). 

These events are meant to be interactive (to some degree) and to help you:

  • learn of potential risks & hazards in your area (and surrounding areas)
  • how to prepare for an emergency
  • what to do in an emergency, and
  • recovery tips.

Aside from these in-person sessions, you will find a lot of helpful information by clicking on any of the button icons at https://www.westhants.ca/emo .  And/or, you may reach out to our Emergency Management Coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 902-798-8391 Ext. 207.

 

Upcoming Schedule

 

Minas Energy Dam Education Session

Thursday, November 23, 2023 - 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Location:
Ellershouse Community Hall, 429 Ellershouse Road

Minas Energy has dams located in West Hants (St. Croix and at Halfway River).  Come learn about the geography of the dams, what they do, how they perform, and so much more.

 

NS Power Dam Education Session

Thursday, January 18, 2024 - 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Royal Canadian Legion Hants County Branch (Windsor), 35 Empire Lane

NS Power has dams located in West Hants along the Avon River System.  Come learn about the geography of the dams, what they do, how they perform, and so much more.

 

'Learn to be Prepared for the Next Emergency' Sessions

There will be guest speakers, interaction and activity while you:

    • learn of risks & hazards in your community
    • learn to prepare for an emergency
    • what to do in an emergency, and
    • recovery tips following an emergency

A BBQ will be held following each session (from Noon - 1 pm).