For information about planning and preparing for emergencies, and to stay informed, go to ReadyNC.org or download the free ReadyNC app.
Emergency Management & Weather
NC Gov. Cooper: Hurricane "Florence": 2PM - 9/19
Hurricane Florence: Lumberton
One resident who lives on the Lumber River shows us the damage to her home.
Disaster Recovery Information
NC Emergency Management works with local and federal agencies to help individuals, families, businesses, nonprofit groups and communities recover from disaster.
Emergency Management Operations
State and local emergency managers work and train together throughout the year to plan for, respond to, recover from and mitigate hazards.
FEMA is closely monitoring the progress of Hurricane Florence. Visit the website, download the FEMA App for weather and alerts and signup for safety messages via text message.
Visit ReBuildNC to learn more about available assistance, latest news releases and more to help you start your recovery.
Hurricane Preparedness for Kids
What's the best way to talk to kids about staying safe during a hurricane? Stephanie Abrams and special guest Elmo talk storm safety and preparation!
Please visit https://sesamestreetincommunities.org/topics/emergency-preparedness
for more resources.
Hurricane Florence and The UNC System: Visit this website in the coming days and weeks for information on the storm, institutional status and closures, and resources available to those affected.
2-1-1: A nation-wide service that helps people across the U.S. find the local resources they need. To get help, visit 211.org or simply call 2-1-1.