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Hurricane Florence impacted New Hanover County with significant winds and extreme rain. We are now in our recovery phase, and ask residents to monitor EmergencyNHC.com for updates.

New Hanover County to hold annual hurricane exercise

Posted April 2, 2018 at 12:26 pm     Category: Emergency Management and 911News Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Government is holding its annual hurricane exercise this week on Tuesday, April 3 and Wednesday, April 4 at the county’s Emergency Operations Center in Wilmington.

The two-day exercise will challenge the county, municipalities, and emergency response teams to test and evaluate their emergency plans as they track a simulated hurricane.

“This training exercise incorporates organizations throughout the county to create real-world scenarios to test our plans, procedures, and protocols,” said Emergency Management and 911 Director Steven Still. “This collaborative training is important for the county and our partner agencies to ensure we are all prepared for any type of emergency or disaster.”

Hurricane season is June 1 through November 30.  For more information about New Hanover County Emergency Management and 911 visit em911.nhcgov.com.

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Release Contact:
Jessica Loeper
Communications & Outreach Coordinator
910-798-7461

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Communications and Outreach: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 195 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7461 • Fax 910-798-7277