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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 NewsHurricane Recovery

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 NewsHurricane Recovery

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 NewsHurricane Recovery

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 NewsHurricane Recovery

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 NewsHurricane Recovery

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 NewsHurricane Recovery

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 NewsHurricane Recovery

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 »

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