Dare 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 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/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.
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Dare GIS has released a new mapping tool allowing users to visually see the changes and differences between the 2006 flood maps and the most recent maps adopted on June 19, 2020.
07/01/2020 4:38 PM
Dare County Board of Commissioners Chairman Bob Woodard has released a video message for the Dare County community.
06/26/2020 4:04 PM
Dare County Board of Commissioners Chairman Bob Woodard released a video message for the Dare County community following the announcement that face coverings must be worn in public spaces where social distancing cannot be maintained.
06/22/2020 11:07 AM
Bulletin #62 Face Coverings Must Be Worn In Indoor and Outdoor Public Spaces Where Social Distancing Cannot Be Maintained Beginning Sunday, June 21 at 9 a.m.
Dare County officials met Friday afternoon and have updated the Emergency Declaration for COVID-19 to include a mandate that face coverings be worn in indoor and outdoor public spaces where social distancing cannot be maintained.
06/19/2020 5:31 PM