The Emergency Management Office offers comprehensive emergency planning and coordination between:
Local, state and federal emergency response agencies
Municipal and private sector agencies
Working together these groups provide an inclusive framework that encompasses all hazards and all levels of government.
Disaster and Emergency Planning
Onslow County manages multiple disaster and emergency plans. These plans are designed to provide a multi-discipline, all-hazards framework for the management of significant incidents or events impacting Onslow County.
Visit the Hazard Mitigation page for more information and the full mitigation plan and jurisdictional annexes. The 2021 Southeastern North Carolina Reginal Hazard Mitigation Plan is available. Initial FEMA approvals have been received.
The Emergency Management program includes four phases:
In times of emergency, the Emergency Management Office establishes and operates the County's Emergency Operations Center (EOC).
Emergency Management works with local business, industry, and citizen groups to provide outreach programs such as:
Emergency protective actions
Safety during severe weather emergencies
The non-emergency administrative phone number for Emergency Management is 910-347-4270. Hours of operations are Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.