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Nunavut Emergency Management

About Us

Nunavut Emergency Management is responsible for the Emergency Measures Organization and the support of Search and Rescue operations throughout Nunavut. 

Emergency Management Organization

The Emergency Management Organization (EMO) provides overall advice, guidance, and ensures compliance with mandatory Territorial and Federal legislation and policy regarding Emergency Management. The EMO is responsible for Emergency Preparedness plans and provides assistance to Nunavut communities in creating their own plans.

Emergency Measures Act 

Search and Rescue Program

Nunavut Emergency Services works to enhance community-based search and rescue (SAR) capability and preparedness across Nunavut. The SAR Program provides training to Search and Rescue Organizations and assisting with equipment and communications systems.

Community Based Search and Rescue Contributions Policy

Emergency Search and Rescue Funding

Nunavut Emergency Services assists communities and qualified organizations through providing emergency search and rescue contribution funding.

Contact Us: 

Nunavut Emergency Management
Department Community and Government Services
Government of Nunavut
P.O. Box 1000 Station 700
Iqaluit, Nunavut
X0A 0H0
Fax: (867) 979-4221

Emergency Measures 24 Hour TOLL FREE: 1-800-693-1666
Emergency Services Response 24 Hours: 1-867-979-6262

Director of Nunavut Emergency Services
Phone: (867) 975-5477

Manager, Emergency Preparedness
Phone: (867) 975-5403

Manager, Response & Recovery
Phone: (867) 975-5322

Emergency Preparedness Program Officer
Phone: (867) 975-5320

Telecommunication Systems Technologist
Phone: (867) 975-5321

Emergency Measures Officer
Phone: (867) 975-5325