Storm and Flood Information

Posted October 9, 2015 at 4:01 pm     Category: Emergency Management and 911

The following information is being provided to assist those with any remaining storm related questions:

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Be ReadyNC

It is important to know the types of dangers that may be a problem to you and your family. This will help you get ready for any type of emergency. All parts of North Carolina have been hit by tornadoes, floods, hurricanes, lightning strikes, snow and ice storms. These natural disasters have caused power outages, property damage, damage to the land, and breaks in food and water supplies. Very bad weather is not the only danger that you should be ready for.  Read more…

Flood insurance information

Flooding, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is the United State’s top naturally occurring disaster.  North Carolina Flood Insurance, Inc. together with parent company National Flood Insurance, LLC, focuses solely on providing flood insurance to the residents of North Carolina.  Read more…

Storm water management

Storm water runoff is created when rainfall cannot permeate or filter into the ground or be captured and retained by bodies of water. When rain falls on impermeable surfaces like our yards, driveways, roofs, and roads, the water runs over the environment picking up visible and non-visible pollutants along the way. Read more…

NC Emergency Management

Hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30 each year, but August and September mark the peak of hurricane season in North Carolina. You know that hurricanes cannot be taken lightly whether you live in or visit North Carolina. Read more…

Mosquito control

In recent weeks, New Hanover County received near record amounts of rain creating areas where mosquitoes can potentially breed.  Limiting the areas where mosquitoes can live around your home or place of business is an important way of reducing their populations.  Read more…

Special needs registry

The New Hanover County Special Needs Registry is a voluntary registry of individuals who would require assistance in the event of an emergency. This assistance could be as simple as advising a person of a situation in the vicinity of their residence to registering those who need evacuation assistance in the event of a natural or man-made disaster. This registry alerts emergency responders as to a resident’s address and gives them the vital information they need to better meet the resident’s needs. It is important that emergency personnel know where to find you, and how best to meet some of your requirements during a disaster requiring evacuation. Read more…

Road travel

Get real time information on events that cause severe and unusual congestion state-maintained roadways in North Carolina.  Read more…

New Hanover County Emergency Information

In an effort to keep you up to date on all that is happening in times of emergency, we have established a special website.  Access emergencynhc.com

Debris management

The New Hanover County Landfill provides safe, environmentally sound waste diversion, recycling, and disposal services to county residents and businesses. The site provides for the convenient recycling of tires, appliances (“white goods”), yard waste, mixed recyclables, construction and demolition debris, batteries, used motor oil, cooking oil, antifreeze, oyster shells, sharps (needles) and other materials. Read more…

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