Justice and Public Safety, June 7, 2017 - Saint Andrews
Meeting on international emergency management held in New Brunswick
The New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization recently hosted the biannual meeting of the International Emergency Management Assistance Compact in Saint Andrews. This group ensures mutual assistance is available when required in emergency situations such as natural disasters, technological hazards, man-made disasters or civil emergency aspects of resource shortages. The members are the states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut, as well as the provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island and Quebec. The meetings allow for discussions on best practices and opportunities for co-operation.