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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The New Hanover County Public Safety Communications Center is a consolidated 911 emergency communications facility.
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New Hanover County Emergency Management shared a post.Sunday, August 25th, 2019 at 11:28am
We are still watching Invest 98 off the coast. The chance of formation has diminished but there is the chance of a depression forming late Sunday into Monday.

This system is trending farther east with current projection of a passage of over 200 miles away on Monday. Impacts are limited to seas of 5-7 feet late Sunday into Monday.

With this Invest pushing off we are becoming more focused on Tropical Storm Dorian. Below is the the current forecasted track. It is projected to make hurricane status. We are a ways off before we have any forecast track and intensity confidence.

Statistically, 2/3 of our tropical activity occurs between August 20th and October 10th. As we progress into the peak of our season now is the time to make sure your preparedness and are in place.
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New Hanover County Emergency Management updated their cover photo.Monday, August 19th, 2019 at 8:18am
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New Hanover County Emergency Management shared a post.Saturday, August 17th, 2019 at 9:32am
Remember slow your speed and increase your following distances out there today. When you turn on your wipers, turn on your headlights to help others see you! #ReadyNHC
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US National Weather Service Wilmington NC
Showers and t-storms this morning continue along & near the coast. Wet wx is expected to continue today with heavy rain at times. Expect ponding of water on roadways, poor drainage, and low lying areas. Leave extra time for your Saturday travels! #ilmwx #ncwx #scwx
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New Hanover County Emergency ManagementFriday, August 16th, 2019 at 11:23am
Much needed rain expected over the weekend. May be locally heavy in spots, so be sure to keep a weather eye to the sky and #TurnAroundDontDrown. Get your hourly weather updates from US National Weather Service Wilmington NC at www.weather.gov/ilm.
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New Hanover County Emergency Management shared a post.Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 at 9:40pm
Come by the Government Center on Wednesday starting at 5:30 p.m. for information on the National Flood Insurance Program and learn ways to prepare your property so it qualifies for flood insurance discounts. Bring your current policy and elevation certificate if you have one. Learn more: http://ow.ly/wi3G50vsgEX #ReadyNHC
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New Hanover County Emergency Management shared a post.Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 at 12:44pm
The exercise at UNCW is complete! Thank you for your support while everyone worked together to ensure we can support each other in the worst of incidents. #ReadyNHC New Hanover County Government, NC City of Wilmington, NC Government
Emergency Management: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 115 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-6900 • Fax 910-798-6904