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 ManagementMonday, February 22nd, 2021 at 3:55pm
Please join us in congratulating Teresa Smith, our hard working Emergency Management Tech, for her recognition this past Friday as a Coastal Inspiration Award winner from AARP North Carolina.

Teresa was recognized for her hard work and outreach efforts with Emergency Management, providing educational webinars and CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) opportunities to help our residents be better prepared during natural disasters.

Congratulations, Teresa! Thank you for your commitment to serving others and for helping our entire community build resilience. You truly are an inspiration!
New Hanover County Emergency Management
New Hanover County Emergency ManagementThursday, February 18th, 2021 at 3:39pm
FYI if you are in the Monkey Junction/Piner Rd are on 02/22/2021. #ReadyNHC
New Hanover County Emergency Management
New Hanover County Emergency ManagementThursday, February 18th, 2021 at 12:40am
While the winter weather may stay to our north and west, we may see close to 2" of rain in our area from Wednesday night through Friday morning as the next storm passes through our region. Isolated severe storms are possible Thursday afternoon through Friday morning with localized damaging wind gusts being the primary threat. Follow US National Weather Service Wilmington NC and NC Emergency Management for the latest information and how to be prepared. #readynhc #ilmwx #sencwx
New Hanover County Emergency Management
New Hanover County Emergency ManagementWednesday, February 17th, 2021 at 11:46pm
SKYWARN is the National Weather Service (NWS) program comprised of trained volunteer weather spotters. Storm spotters come from many walks of life, including fire fighters, law enforcement, amateur radio operators, and the general public. SKYWARN spotters coordinate with local emergency management officials and send reports of weather based phenomena to the NWS. Skywarn spotter training is FREE, open to any member of the public, and sometimes based on location spacing, may require registration. Visit https://www.weather.gov/ilm/skywarn to learn more about this program and for the registration link for the upcoming March 9th online course offered by US National Weather Service Wilmington NC. #ReadyNHC #ilmwx #sencwx
New Hanover County Emergency Management
New Hanover County Emergency ManagementMonday, February 15th, 2021 at 3:12pm
Weather eyes to the skies this evening as the NOAA NWS Storm Prediction Center has upgraded costal portions of the area to a Slight Risk for severe thunderstorms tonight, with the main threats being damaging wind gusts and the possibility for isolated tornados. Follow US National Weather Service Wilmington NC, check those weather radios, and visit www.weather.gov/ilm to see the hour-by-hour forecast for the region. #ReadyNHC #NHCwx
New Hanover County Emergency Management
New Hanover County Emergency ManagementThursday, January 28th, 2021 at 11:38am
Just a reminder about our information session on the SENC hazard mitigation plan. The session is online and free to attend, but registration is required. #ReadyNHC
Emergency Management: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 115 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-6900 • Fax 910-798-6904
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