Press Releases

Tactical Communication School Challenges Students

Monday, August 5, 2019

NC Emergency Management joined forces last week with the Charlotte Fire Department and the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency for the 4th annual Disaster Communications School.

The Adopt a Gage Program – Municipalities Gauging Safety

Friday, August 2, 2019

Hundreds of gages are situated near streams and rivers across North Carolina to provide real-time data on stream elevation, rainfall and weather parameters – and now municipalities can “adopt” these gages, in similar fashion to the well-known “Adopt-A-Highway program.

Water rescue teams receive new equipment

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Thanks to more than $2 million in search and rescue funding that was included in the Governor’s budget last year, and appropriated by the legislature, many swift water rescue teams across the state received new equipment this week to enhance response capacity or replace old, aging equipment.

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