KINGS COUNTY: Emergency management officials are advising residents in the Kings County Region to be prepared for the hurricane and tropical storm season which officially runs from June to November.
The most important preparation is to have a 72 hour kit on hand. 72 hour kits contain essential items needed by a family or household in an emergency. A detailed fact sheet about the kits can be found here.
Kings REMO has also prepared a fact sheet with information specific to hurricanes and tropical storms. The sheet details what to expect and what to do if a watch or warning is issued. The fact sheet can be found here.
Further public safety information can be found by visiting the Kings REMO site or through Public Safety Canada.
• Kings REMO: www.countyofkings.ca/information/remo.aspx
• Public Safety Canada: http://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/cnt/mrgnc-mngmnt/index-eng.aspx