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What is Emergency Management?

Emergency Management assists with planning and coordination between:

  • Emergency communications
  • Local, state, and federal emergency response agencies
  • Municipal and private sector agencies

Working together, these groups provide a framework that encompasses all hazards and all levels of government. Agencies work together for all types of emergencies, whether it is a swift water rescue, a wildfire, or a hurricane.

During large emergencies such as hurricanes, the Emergency Management Department operates the County’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC).

There are four phases of Emergency Management: preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation.


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Emergency Management News

Pender County issues Burning Ban

BURGAW- Pender County Fire Marshal’s Office issued a Burning Ban effective Tuesday, Nov. 30, beginning at 8 a.m. This is a result of extreme dry conditions across the area. “The area has received little, to no rainfall in the past few weeks. Additionally, the forecast has with no foreseeable significant rain in sight.” Tommy Batson, […]

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