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Additional New Hanover County Shelter to Open Today at 6:30 p.m. 

Posted September 4, 2019 at 5:17 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Eaton Elementary School, located at 6701 Gordon Rd. in Wilmington, will open at 6:30 p.m. today for residents who are seeking shelter. Eaton is not … Read More »

New Hanover County officials declare a State of Emergency

Posted September 3, 2019 at 4:57 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A State of Emergency has been declared for New Hanover County effective today, September 3 at 5 p.m. in advance of Hurricane Dorian. “Hurricane Dorian … Read More »

Officials issue evacuation orders & open shelters in advance of Hurricane Dorian

Posted September 3, 2019 at 12:13 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – In advance of Hurricane Dorian, a mandatory evacuation order has been issued for residents and visitors of Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Wrightsville Beach and Figure … Read More »

Hurricane Dorian Media Briefing Tomorrow at Noon

Posted September 2, 2019 at 6:11 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A media briefing will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, September 3 at noon, to provide information about the latest forecast for Hurricane Dorian, as well as … Read More »

New Hanover County to activate Emergency Operations Center & close county offices

Posted September 2, 2019 at 12:20 pm     Category: Emergency News

New Hanover County, NC – In preparation for Hurricane Dorian, New Hanover County will activate the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) beginning at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, September 3. County employees, … Read More »

New Hanover County Updates for Hurricane Florence Recovery

Posted October 12, 2018 at 12:53 pm     Category: Emergency NewsRecovery & Resilience

Below are several key updates as New Hanover County residents recover from Hurricane Florence. Debris Update New Hanover County has collected 349,833 cubic yards of vegetative debris and 573 cubic … Read More »

New Hanover County prepares for tropical impacts from Hurricane Michael

Posted October 10, 2018 at 1:02 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – In preparation for tropical storm force winds and rain as a result of Hurricane Michael, the New Hanover County Emergency Operations Center will begin operating … Read More »

Special Flood Hazard Area damage assessments begin Wednesday

Posted October 10, 2018 at 10:22 am     Category: Emergency NewsRecovery & Resilience

New Hanover County, NC – Officials from New Hanover County and FEMA will begin assessing buildings in Special Flood Hazard Areas for evidence of substantial damage from Hurricane Florence on … Read More »

New Hanover County officials are monitoring Hurricane Michael

Posted October 9, 2018 at 5:02 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Emergency Management officials are closely monitoring Hurricane Michael and the area is now under a Tropical Storm Watch, with impacts expected in … Read More »

Community Recovery Resource Center offers services through Saturday

Posted October 5, 2018 at 2:36 pm     Category: Emergency NewsRecovery & Resilience

New Hanover County, NC – Saturday, October 6 is the last day to apply for the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Program (D-SNAP), better known as Disaster Food Stamps, at the Community … Read More »

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