Kings Bay, alongside Svalbard church and the Norwegian Seamen's church hosted an emergency preparedness course this past March. This is the second time the course has been arranged in Ny-Ålesund.
Together with people from varius institutions in Longyearbyen, citizens in Ny-Ålesund participated in a two-day course which left quite an impression.
The course's aim was to enlight and prepare the participants on various emergency scenarios, and provide them with some tools if an emergency should occur. The course was held by Petter Skants and Annstein Lothe from the Norwegian Seamen's church. They both have several years of experience working with emergency preparedness and handling on a global scale.