opens in a new windowDare County Emergency Management is the lead role in preparing for and directing response to major emergencies and disasters, both natural and man-made within Dare County. The Department of Emergency Management is the local community based equivalent of the opens in a new windowNC DPS – Emergency Management at the State level and the opens in a new windowFederal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at the Federal level. It works closely with all agencies (public & private) opens in a new windowbefore, during and after emergencies/disasters to provide the coordination of comprehensive protection of lives and property. Dare County Emergency Management has a full-time staff that receives specialized training in many varied fields. Like other public safety officials, staff members serve the community 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. To receive emergency alerts via text, phone or email from Dare County Emergency Management, visit www.darenc.com/emergencyalerts , and follow @DareCoEM on Twitter. The Dare County Emergency Operations Center will be operating throughout the storm and may be reached at 252-475-5655 or visit opens in a new windowhttp://www.darenc.com/ for updated information. Click here for Re-Entry Information
Re-Entry Questions & Answers
Dare County Emergency Management has provided some great information on staged re-entry following a storm event. For more information or questions, please click here the staged re-entry information or contact Dare County Emergency Management at 252-475-5655 or the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau at 877-629-4386. Also, if visiting the area, contact your property management or hotel/motel to confirm it’s available and open.
To receive emergency alerts via text, phone or email from Dare County Emergency Management, visit www.darenc.com/emergencyalerts , and follow @DareCoEM on Twitter. The Dare County Emergency Operations Center will be operating throughout the storm and may be reached at 252-475-5655 or visit opens in a new windowhttp://www.darenc.com/ for updated information.
Dare County Emergency Management Resources
Residents with Special Medical Needs During Evacuation or Sheltering Are Urged to Update their Status with Dare County Department of Health & Human Services’ Social Services Division in Preparation For Natural Disasters
Current Weather from the opens in a new windowNational Weather Service
Traffic Cameras Available through DriveNC.gov
NCDOT12 : For up to date information from NCDOT on road conditions along NC Highway 12.
NCDOT Ferry: The latest updates on the NCDOT Ferry system schedules and operations status.
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