The Regional Municipal Emergency Plan for Colchester County is an "all hazards response plan" or a formalized structure to respond to any emergency situation that may occur within Colchester County. Terminology and procedures are based on the Incident Command System (ICS).
The plan includes:
- The requirements for the plan activation and implementation.
- Logistic details of the Emergency Coordination Centre (and alternate) keeping forms, maps, extra phone lines, mutual aid agreements, resource lists, etc.
- Written guidelines covering the roles, responsibilities and duties of elected officials, staff, and members of the Regional Emergency Management Planning Committee
- Guidelines for elected officials, under the authority of the Provincial Emergency Management Act to declare a "local state of emergency"