Kings County Regional Emergency Management Organization

Know the Risks

Being aware of the potential risks we face in Nova Scotia can help you to be better prepared should an emergency occur. You may find it helpful to make a list of these risks and think about how they might affect you and your family.

Knowing the risks in your community or region can help you to be better prepared when an emergency occurs. Some of the risks we face are seasonal such as winter storms, flooding, wildfires and hurricanes. Other risks include industrial incidents, transportation and infrastructure accidents.

  • Wildfires
  • Hurricanes
  • Floods
  • Winter Storms
  • Extreme Heat
  • Power Failures
  • Storm Surges

Learn more about Specific Hazards