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  • Emergency Preparedness

    A Community Guide to Prepare for the 2014 Hurricane Season

      Evacuations are more common than many people realize. Hundreds of times each year, transportation and industrial accidents release harmful substances, forcing people to leave their homes. Fires and floods cause evacuations even more frequently. Almost …
      | Aug 4, 2014 04:41PM
      We cannot predict when disasters or emergencies will strike. But we can work to make sure that all households, businesses, and communities are prepared. Ideally, …
      | Aug 4, 2014 04:41PM
      Emergency plans can help to make sure you keep in contact with important family and friends. Create and practice a family communications plan in case …
      | Aug 4, 2014 04:41PM

    Emergency Management Agency

    Evacuation Mapping

    Flood Insurance

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    Disaster aid to individuals generally falls into the following categories: Disaster Housing may be available for up to 18 months, using local resources, for displaced persons whose residences were heavily damaged or destroyed. Funding also …
    | Aug 4, 2014 04:49PM
    Continue listening to a NOAA Weather Radio or the local news for the latest updates. Stay alert for extended rainfall and subsequent flooding even after …
    | Aug 4, 2014 04:50PM
    Reducing Fear in Uncertain Circumstances Disasters often strike quickly and without warning. They are frightening for adults, and can be traumatic for children, especially if …
    | Aug 4, 2014 04:50PM
    Being Prepared Means Planning Ahead Emergencies can happen at a moment's notice. Mobility problems and hearing, learning, or seeing disabilities can add complication. It is …
    | Aug 4, 2014 04:50PM
    Your Plan Should Include All Family Members The best way to protect your household from the effects of a disaster is to have a disaster …
    | Aug 4, 2014 04:51PM
    for local areas


    Amy Grzybowski, Director: 401-348-2617
    Michael Brancato, Deputy Director: 401-596-6855
    Emergency Operations Center: 401-596-2027
    Police, Non-Emergency: 401-596-2022
    Fire, Non-Emergency: 401-596-0402
    Public Works: 401-348-2500
    Town Hall: 401-348-2500

    Kevin Gallup, Director: 401-641-1217
    Dr. Sara Michaud, Deputy Director: 401-364-2020
    Emergency Operations Center: 401-364-1212
    Police, Non-Emergency: 401-364-1214
    Fire, Non-Emergency: 401-364-6511
    Public Works: 401-364-1230
    Town Hall: 401-364-1200

    Ronald J. MacDonald, III, Director: 401-413-8861
    Emergency Operations Center: 401-377-2100
    Police, Non-Emergency: 401-377-7751
    Fire, Non-Emergency: 401-539-2229
    Public Works: 401-377-7790
    Town Hall: 401-377-7777

    Joseph Arsenault, Director: 401-539-6000x15
    William Day & Brian Smith, Deputy Directors: 401-295-0044 x242
    Emergency Operations Center: 401-539-8289
    Police, Non-Emergency: 401-539-8289
    Fire, Non-Emergency: 401-539-2229
    Public Works: 401-539-8474
    Town Hall: 401-539-2497

    South Kingstown
    Stephen A. Alfred, Director: 401-789-9331
    Chief Vincent Vespia, Deputy Director: 401-783-3321
    Emergency Operations Center: 401-783-3321
    Police, Non-Emergency: 401-783-3321
    Fire, Non-Emergency: 401-783-3321
    Public Works: 401-789-9331x235
    Town Hall: 401-789-9331