Emergency Management in NC

The Commission has a statewide leadership role in helping people and communities in NC prepare for emergencies and disasters.  This is accomplished through the management of NC Citizen Corps and valuable partnerships with NC Department of Public Safety, NC Division of Emergency Management, NC Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster, and the many state agencies and partners that are members of the State Emergency Response Team.  When disasters occur, the Commission manages the Governor’s Emergency Information Bilingual Hotline, which provides callers with vital information such as shelter locations, feeding sites, and highway conditions.  The hotline may also be used to provide callers with important information about the need for donated goods and volunteer service.

Citizen Corps

NC Citizen Corps, funded by the Dept. of Homeland Security and managed by the Commission, provides opportunities for people in our state to volunteer to help their communities.

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ReadyNC

In partnership with the NC Dept. of Public Safety and the NC Division of Emergency Management, the Commission has a lead role for community preparedness.

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Donated Goods

The Commission is proud to be the State Emergency Response Team partner that leads the effort for collecting and distributing items to meet the needs of survivors in the aftermath of a disaster.

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To learn how to donate responsibly in a disaster, click here

Volunteer Coordination

Partnering with Volunteer Centers, AmeriCorps programs, and community volunteers, the Commission helps to affiliate volunteers with an organization that needs their service after a disaster.

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