Wednesday, October 5, 2016

JIC Formed to Provide Coordinated Information

Oct 5, 2016

The State Emergency Response Team has activated the Joint Information Center in response to Hurricane Matthew, which is expected to impact the North Carolina coast later this week.

Located at Joint Forces Headquarters at 1636 Gold Star Drive in Raleigh, the JIC will coordinate the release of information regarding state storm preparation and response. Individuals are on duty to gather the latest information and assist reporters interested in covering the state’s response to the storm. Additionally, officials will use this center to conduct media briefings as needed.

For more information, news reporters should call 919-825-2599 OR email

The latest information can be found on the ReadyNC web site, on Twitter and Facebook @NCEmergency. Real-time traffic, flood, weather and shelter information is available via the ReadyNC mobile app, available for free for iPhones and Android devices.