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

The New Hanover County Public Safety Communications Center is a consolidated 911 emergency communications facility.
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New Hanover County Emergency ManagementFriday, September 25th, 2020 at 12:37pm
Include children in your family’s preparedness planning. Empowering them to help build an emergency kit and teaching them to #BeReady helps them feel safe. For more on child emergency preparedness, visit:
Ready.gov/kids/be-ready-kids Learn more #ReadyNHC tips and find local resources at ReadyNHC.com
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New Hanover County Emergency ManagementThursday, September 24th, 2020 at 1:23pm
Excess exposure to media coverage can frighten children and teens, especially during emergency events. Take an active role in your children’s media engagement with TV and the internet. Make yourself available to answer their questions and discuss what they are viewing. Follow trusted media sources for emergency information and sign up for alerts at ReadyNHC.com
#BeReady #ReadyNHC
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New Hanover County Emergency ManagementWednesday, September 23rd, 2020 at 1:22pm
Emergency situations can be scary. Empower your children to #BeReady and help them learn how to cope with their emotional responses to emergencies. For more information on coping and easing anxiety in children during emergency events, visit: Ready.gov/Helping-Children-Cope
#ReadyNHC ReadyNHC.com
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New Hanover County Emergency ManagementTuesday, September 22nd, 2020 at 1:21pm
Discuss emergency preparations and what types of disasters could affect your area with your family. Your family may not be together when an emergency occurs – so make sure all members of your family know how to #BeReady if an emergency strikes. Make your family’s #ReadyNHC checklist and get more emergency preparedness information at ReadyNHC.com
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New Hanover County Emergency ManagementTuesday, September 22nd, 2020 at 1:02pm
Happy Fall Y'all! The Autumnal Equinox is at 9:31 this morning. Although we may start to see cooler days, remember that hurricane season continues through November 30. Be sure to take a moment, check your kit, review your plans, and stay informed via verified and vetted resources like New Hanover County Government, NC and US National Weather Service Wilmington NC. #readynhc
New Hanover County Emergency Management
New Hanover County Emergency ManagementMonday, September 21st, 2020 at 1:28pm
Use caution if you are exploring the shoreline today as #Teddy passes well to our east. #readynhc
Emergency Management: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 115 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-6900 • Fax 910-798-6904