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Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness

Being prepared for an unpredictable event is the shared responsibility of both the town and residents themselves.

The Town of Kentville provides emergency management services at the local level for Kentville residents, and participates in the regional coordination of emergency response with the other municipal units in Kings County. The Town is a partner with the Kings County Regional Emergency Management Organization whose job is to ensure emergency management is coordinated and efficient with regards to procedures, training, and planning exercises.

For events such as extended power outages and extreme weather events, residents are encouraged and expected to be self-sufficient for the first 72 hours. Be sure you are prepared with the necessary food, water, batteries and other needs—Our 72-hour emergency preparedness guide will help you plan for yourself and your family.

Residents with emergencies requiring immediate assistance should call 911.

Residents with questions during an emergency should call the town at 902-679-2500.

View the Emergency Management Plan for the Annapolis Valley.

For all the regional emergency plans, please visit