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 and Currituck Counties are holding three final meetings to discuss the final draft plan.
01/02/2020 10:56 AM
N.C. 12 between Oregon Inlet and Rodanthe has reopened to traffic.
11/20/2019 1:10 PM
NCDOT officials said they have not seen any structural damage to the road and the road is no longer experiencing ocean overwash.
11/19/2019 3:56 PM
NCDOT crews are assessing impacts and continuing to clear the road of sand caused by dune breaches between Rodanthe and Oregon Inlet.
11/18/2019 3:02 PM