JIC Activated to Provide Coordinated Information

Posted October 7, 2016 at 2:10 pm     Category: Emergency News

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County has activated the Joint Information Center in response to Hurricane Matthew. Located at the New Hanover County Emergency Operations Center, the JIC will coordinate the release of information concerning the storm and response activities.

The JIC is the collaboration between local and regional emergency management partner organizations designed to facilitate the timely delivery of accurate information before, during and after emergencies.

The joint information center hotline has been established to field calls from residents and visitors of New Hanover County. The hotline is available 24 hours/day and may be reached at (910) 798-6800.

In addition, all information regarding storm will be posted to www.emergencynhc.com, and on our social media sites facebook.com/NewHanoverCo and Twitter @NHCEM and @NewHanoverCo.

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