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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 ManagementSaturday, May 7th, 2022 at 2:00pm
The time to prepare for a hurricane is NOW, before the season begins. Once you’re under pressure, having a written plan will take the guesswork out of what you need to do to protect you and your family.

Know where you will ride out the storm and get your supplies now. You don’t want to be standing in long lines when a Hurricane Watch is issued. Those supplies that you need will probably be sold out by the time you reach the front of the line.

Being prepared now will mean the difference between your being a hurricane victim and a hurricane survivor. ready.gov/make-a-plan #ReadyNHC #first72areonyou

El momento para prepararse para los huracanes es AHORA, antes del inicio de la temporada. Una vez usted se encuentra bajo presión, el contar con un plan por escrito le va ayudar a enfocarse en hacer lo necesario para protegerse usted y su familia.

Sepa dónde pasaría una tormenta y colecte suministros ahora. Usted no va a querer estar esperando en largas filas cuando se emita una Vigilancia de Huracán. Los suministros que necesita podrían acabarse antes de que usted llegue al comienzo de la línea.

El estar preparado desde ahora podría significar la diferencia entre usted ser una víctima del huracán o un sobreviviente del mismo. ready.gov/es/haga-un-plan #ListoNHC #laprimera72esenti
New Hanover County Emergency Management
New Hanover County Emergency ManagementFriday, May 6th, 2022 at 4:25pm
Thank you to Greater Wilmington Business Journal for the chance to chat about hurricane preparedness during the lunch chat yesterday! #ReadyNHC #first72areonyou
New Hanover County Emergency Management
New Hanover County Emergency Management
New Hanover County Emergency ManagementFriday, May 6th, 2022 at 4:18pm
Many people rely on their neighbors after a disaster, but there are also many ways you can help your neighbors before a hurricane approaches. Learn about all the different actions your community can take to prepare and recover from the hazards associated with hurricanes: ready.gov/neighbors #ReadyNHC #first72areonyou

Muchas personas dependen de sus vecinos luego de un desastre, pero existen también muchas cosas que puede hacer para ayudar a su vecino antes de que comience la temporada de huracanes. Aprenda sobre todas aquellas acciones que puede tomar su comunidad para prepararse y recuperarse de las amenazas asociadas a los huracanes: ready.gov/es/vecinos%60 #ListoNHC #laprimera72esenti
New Hanover County Emergency Management
New Hanover County Emergency ManagementThursday, May 5th, 2022 at 2:27pm
Make a plan to join us for our May Lunch and Learn session focusing on hurricane season preparedness! Our partners from US National Weather Service Wilmington NC are joining us to talk about the 2022 season and how you can prepare now. Info on how to register is included on the link below. #ReadyNHC #first72areonyou
New Hanover County Emergency Management
New Hanover County Emergency ManagementThursday, May 5th, 2022 at 2:14pm
There's a lot you can do around your home to help protect it from hurricane winds. Take action now before hurricane season begins. Have the proper plywood, steel or aluminum panels to board up the windows and doors. Remember, the garage door is the most vulnerable part of the home, so it must be able to withstand high winds. http://www.flash.org/protect.php #ReadyNHC #first72areonyou

Existen muchas cosas que puede hacer alrededor de su hogar para protegerlo de los vientos de un huracán. Tome acción ahora antes de que comience la temporada de huracanes. Tenga los paneles de madera contrachapada, acero o aluminio apropiados para cubrir sus puertas y ventanas. Recuerde, las puertas del garaje son la parte más vulnerable de la casa, así que deben poder resistir los fuertes vientos. www.flash.org/espanol.php #ListoNHC #lasprimeras72estanenti
New Hanover County Emergency Management
New Hanover County Emergency ManagementWednesday, May 4th, 2022 at 7:11pm
This Hurricane Preparedness Week, call your insurance company or agent and ask for an insurance checkup to make sure you have enough homeowners insurance to repair or even replace your home...and remember, standard homeowners insurance doesn’t cover flooding. Whether you’re a homeowner or renter, you’ll need a separate policy for flooding. Act now as flood insurance requires a 30-day waiting period. www.floodsmart.gov #ReadyNHC #thefirst72areonyou

¿Está asegurado contra un huracán? Verifique ahora antes de que comience la temporada de huracanes. ¡Tenga en mente que las coberturas de seguro estándar no cubren inundaciones, y este tipo de aseguranza requiere un período de espera de 30 días! Visite floodsmart.gov/es/ #ReadyNHC #lasprimeras72estanenti
Emergency Management: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 115 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-6900 • Fax 910-798-6904
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