Welcome to NHC Emergency Management

New Hanover County Emergency Management works year-round to build a resilient community that is prepared to respond quickly and efficiently to natural and man-made disasters. During emergency events, the department partners with local, state, and federal agencies to keep the county’s residents and visitors safe. The department also facilitates recovery efforts to rebuild our community following disasters.

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New Hanover County Emergency Management
New Hanover County Emergency ManagementTuesday, November 24th, 2020 at 8:47pm
New Hanover County Emergency Management
New Hanover County Emergency ManagementTuesday, November 24th, 2020 at 6:40pm
🔥Did you know that Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for home fires involving cooking equipment❓ Check out this recipe for fire safe cooking to prepare for the holiday.🦃 #NHCFR #CookingSafety
New Hanover County Emergency Management
New Hanover County Emergency ManagementTuesday, November 24th, 2020 at 4:30pm
COVID-19 continues to be a serious threat in our community and throughout the state and country. Residents should do all they can to protect themselves and their loved ones.

We advise you not to gather with others outside of your immediate household for Thanksgiving. But if you do, please keep your gathering small (less than 10 people) and host it outdoors. And remember your 3Ws: Wear a mask. Wash your hands. Wait 6 feet from others. And if you are sick, stay home.

With the increase in positive cases in New Hanover County and the increase in the number of residents hospitalized over the last several weeks, coupled with the Thanksgiving holiday, there is great concern that our county may reach a more critical level in our fight against the virus. As of 9 a.m. today, we have had 53 people in our community who have passed away from COVID-19, and we don’t want there to be more.

Residents must do all they can now to protect themselves and those around them, and prevent our hospital system from becoming overburdened. Your work to fight this virus is increasingly important and can help save lives during this critical time.

Download the state’s SlowCOVIDNC app that will help identify if you have been in close contact with someone with COVID-19, and visit Health.NHCgov.com/Coronavirus for continuously updated data, resources and COVID-19 information.
New Hanover County Emergency Management
New Hanover County Emergency ManagementSaturday, November 21st, 2020 at 4:51am
FYI.... expect delays beginning around 1p from Shipyard to College to Oleander to the Causeway. We are proud to support our brothers and sisters with Wrightsville Beach Fire Department and Jeremy’s family during this difficult time. Information on streaming sources for the service are noted below on the Wrightsville Beach Police Department post.

May Jeremy’s memory be a blessing.

#ReadyNHC New Hanover County Government, NC
New Hanover County Emergency Management
New Hanover County Emergency ManagementWednesday, November 18th, 2020 at 3:44pm
US National Weather Service Wilmington NC is hosting a Winter Weather webinar on Tuesday, 12/08, from 11a-12p. The presentation will include: a winter weather outlook, climatology, weather patterns leading to winter storms in the Carolinas, winter products/services, and safety guidelines. Check out https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1463193101908928270 to register.
New Hanover County Emergency Management
New Hanover County Emergency ManagementThursday, November 12th, 2020 at 1:29pm
Latest update on #ILMwx weather for today. Chance of flash flooding as the remains of #Eta pass us off shore and interact with a cold front moving through our region. If you come across a roadway that is covered with water, remember #TurnAroundDontDrown #readynhc
Emergency Management: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 115 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-6900 • Fax 910-798-6904