Emergency Management
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N. H. Sandy Sanderson
Emergency Management Coordinator
Phone: 252.475.5655
email:darecoem@darenc.com

Drew Pearson Deputy,
Emergency Management Coordinator
Phone: 252.475.5897
email:drew.pearson@darenc.com

954 Marshall C Collins Dr
PO Box 1000
Manteo NC 27954

Georgia Ellis
Administrative Specialist
Phone: 252.475.5750
email: georgia@darenc.com

Emergency Operations Center
Dare County Detention Center,
2nd Floor
1044 Driftwood Drive
Manteo NC 27954

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Dare County Emergency Management
is a unit of Government with the lead role in preparing for and directing response to major emergencies and disasters , both natural and man-made. The measures applied are an "All Hazards" emphasis reflecting prevention, response, recovery, and mitigation programs.

Dare County Emergency Management is the Local community based equivalent of the NC Division of Emergency Management Agency at the State level and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at the Federal level. It works closely with all agencies (Public & Private) before, during and after emergencies and disasters to provide coordination, comprehensive protection of lives and property.

Dare County Emergency Management has a full-time professional 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.