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Hurricane Dorian Live Update – 9/06/19

Pender County and Pender County Emergency Management will issue important information and announcements on this home page during Hurricane Dorian, a major weather event.

The top five posts from Pender County Emergency Management’s Facebook page are displayed below for your convenience. For real time updates, be sure to follow the Pender County Emergency Management Facebook page:

This webpage will be updated as new information is made available.
Content last modified: Sep 29, 2020 @ 2:41 pm

Before the Storm

  • Hurricane Preparation

    Know the supplies you need for a hurricane by reviewing the information below to create your own hurricane checklist scratch or use this document.

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  • What To Know When Sheltering

    Being prepared to stay in a shelter will help reduce stress and make the stay less uncomfortable. All Pender County shelters are housed inside school buildings.

    “We are working with Pender County Emergency crews, Pender County Health Department, and the American Red Cross to open four shelters during Hurricane Florence,” said Tom Collins, Pender County Emergency Manager.

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All Hurricane Dorian shelters are closed.

Pender County CodeRed

Pender County is pleased to announce our new Emergency Notification System, CodeRed.
CodeRed enables the Pender County Office of Emergency Management to alert the citizens, of Pender County, of any impending emergency situations in their area.

Please use the button below to Opt-In (register) for this service. In addition, you may also logon to your account if you have already registered.

Emergency Notification System

Who to call?



Emergency Management
Public Information
Telephone: (910) 259-1210
Four County Electric
(888) 368-7289
Duke Energy
(800) 419-6356
PCU Water/Sewer Emergencies
(910) 471-1041

Pender County Emergency Management Facebook Updates

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Pender County Hurricane Dorian Posts

Pender County system pressure advisory rescinded September 7, 2019

No longer necessary to boil water BURGAW – Pender County Utilities rescinded the Sept. 6, system pressure advisory issued to its water customers. It is no longer necessary to boil water. “Bacteriological analysis results of drinking water samples collected after completion of the water system repair show no coliform bacteria present,” said Kenny Keel, Pender […]

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COVID-19 vaccination appointments are NOW being accepted for everyone 12 years and older. Schedule your appointment in Burgaw or Hampstead. (Moderna vaccine is only approved for age 18 and up.)