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Hurricane Ian Update

New Hanover County is no longer under any storm watches or warnings. Visit EmergencyNHC.com for more information.

New Hanover County services and attractions will resume normal operations on Saturday, October 1. Learn more here.

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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 »

Community Recovery Resource Center opens Friday in New Hanover County

Posted September 27, 2018 at 10:49 am     Category: Emergency NewsRecovery & Resilience

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County will open a Community Recovery Resource Center on Friday, September 28 at Independence Mall to assist residents of New Hanover County and … Read More »

New Hanover County to administer Disaster Food Benefits starting Friday

Posted September 26, 2018 at 2:12 pm     Category: Emergency NewsRecovery & Resilience

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Residents of New Hanover County can apply for Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP), better known as “Disaster Food Stamps,” beginning Friday, September 28. Residents … Read More »

Residents encouraged to remain out of flood waters

Posted September 25, 2018 at 5:07 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health is encouraging all residents to use caution and remain out of flooded areas. According to the Center for Disease Control, … Read More »

New Hanover County Updates: Attractions, Parks & Permits

Posted September 25, 2018 at 2:27 pm     Category: Emergency NewsRecovery & Resilience

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is working hard to get county parks and attractions open to the public. Below is an update on openings as of Tuesday, … Read More »

Signs of recovery in New Hanover County: PODS scale back, County offices open Monday

Posted September 23, 2018 at 4:57 pm     Category: Emergency NewsRecovery & Resilience

New Hanover County, NC – The three Points of Distribution Sites (PODS) that have provided cases of Meals Ready to Eat (MREs), water and tarps for the last six days, … Read More »

Free water testing kits for private wells

Posted September 22, 2018 at 6:01 pm     Category: Emergency NewsRecovery & Resilience

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health is offering free drinking water test kits to New Hanover County residents with private water wells. Wells flooded as a … Read More »

Animal Services Unit and Building Safety Department Satellite Office Open to Serve Residents

Posted September 21, 2018 at 6:07 pm     Category: Emergency NewsRecovery & Resilience

New Hanover County, N.C. – The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services Unit is open and any animal dropped off prior to Hurricane Florence may be picked up at … Read More »

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