Hampton Emergency Measures Organization (Hampton EMO)

HAMPTON EMO

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Hampton EMO Coordinator:
Keith Copeland
Email : emo@townofhampton.ca

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS: SENTINEL ALERT SYSTEM

The  Town of Hampton Sentinel Emergency Alert System allows us to notify Town residents of situations requiring them to take action to protect themselves and their property from such things as flooding, weather events, and situations that would require an evacuation. In order for this program to be effective, residents must register by double clicking here. If you are unable to register online, please contact the Town Office at 832-6065 for assistance.

Contact Information for NB EMO in Fredericton:
General Information: (506) 453-2133 
Toll Free Number: 1-800-561-4034 
Fax: (506) 453-5513 
Email: emo@gnb.ca 
Internet Web Site: www.gnb.ca/cnb/emo-omu/index-e.asp 

 

COVID-19 EMO UPDATES

March 25th: Hampton EMO is continuing to monitor the situation. Participating in Public Health South region teleconference with Dr. Kim Barker.  Click here for the a link to the Public Health- COVID 19 powerpoint presentation by Dr. Kim Barker, Regional Medical Officer of Health, South

March 20th: Hampton EMO is continuing with Community Volunteer Network engagement. They are also continuing to conduct business continuity checks to Hampton businesses, as well as, compliance with State of Emergency. 

March 19th: Engaged with members of Community Volunteer Network. Connected with Hampton Food Basket. Hampton EMO activated to Level 2 Partial Activation in light of the Province-wide State of Emergency being declared. Visited Hampton businesses which have exemptions under the State of Emergency, provided a copy of State of Emergency & discussed their responsibilities to staff & patrons.

March 18th: Business continuity checks commenced with visits to Hampton businesses to review contingency plans, current impacts & future considerations. These will continue on March 19th. Persons on the Hampton Vulnerable Persons Registry were contacted by telephone to ensure they were aware of the Pandemic & that they have adequate support available on an on-going basis. 

March 17th: Continued monitoring of updates and guidance from Public Health and NB EMO 

March 16th  Hampton EOC activated to Level 1.

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TOWN OF HAMPTON FLOOD PREPARATION

In the event of flooding, the Town of Hampton will communicate with residents by mainstream and social media. Please bookmark the Town of Hampton website (www.townofhampton.ca) and follow us on Twitter (@TownOfHampton) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/HamptonNB/) for the latest updates.

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE
In case of emergency please call 9-1-1. When notifying emergency services of your location, provide state the
municipality, exact street or civic address, and nearest intersection.

NON-EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE
If you need non-emergency assistance, call the Town of Hampton at 832-6065 and they can help direct your call. After hours answering service is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

GET PREPARED
Double click here for information on what to do before a flood to reduce the likelihood of flood damage, During a Flood and After a Flood.

SANDBAGS
If required, sandbagging stations will be set-up in the Dutch Point Park parking lot and at the Town Public Works Department at 89 Logie Drive. Double click here for instructions on Sandbag Dike Construction

IF YOU ARE SELF EVACUATING/CANADIAN RED CROSS
Residents who are self-evacuating are asked to register with the Canadian Red Cross at 1-800-222-9597. They will also provide assistance to residents who are affected by flood water and do not have access to alternative accommodations.

FLOOD RELIEF CONTACTS:
POLICE DEPARTMENT New Brunswick RCMP: 1-888-506-RCMP (7267)
FIRE DEPARTMENT Hampton Fire-Rescue: 832-6094
ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCIES 1-800-565-1633
RIVER INFORMATION LINE 1-888-561-4048
ROAD REPORTS 511 within NB 1-800-561-4063 calling from outside of NB
NEW BRUNSWICK EMO 1-800-561-4034

LINKS:
PUBLIC ALERTS: www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/news/public_alerts.html
RIVER WATCH HOME: www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/news/public_alerts/river_watch.html
NB EMO HOME: www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/biling/emo-omu.html
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS GUIDE: www.getprepared.gc.ca
ROAD CLOSURES AND TRAVEL ADVISORIES : 511.GNB.CA

NB POWER
If residents see water encroaching on their property and are concerned about potential power outages, or if they wish to have their power disconnected before flooding occurs, contact NB Power:1-800-663-6272.

HELP WITH STRESS
People react differently to stressful events. If in crisis, there are several 24-hour emergency numbers available to help, including CHIMO helpline (1-800-667-5005); Tele-Care (811); and Kids Help Phone (1-800-668-6868).

ADVICE FOR FLOODED BASEMENTS
People are advised to be cautious when pumping water out of their basements. Pumping it out too soon could cause structural damage or collapse the basement. As a safety precaution, basement water levels should not be more than 30 centimetres (one foot) lower than the outside water level. Double click on the links below:

After a Flood (Public Health Advice) 

Homeowners Checklist – Flood Recovery

How to chlorinate your well water