Disaster Preparation

The Atlantic hurricane season typically lasts from June 1 through November 30. During this time tropical depressions, tropical storms and hurricanes can bring heavy rain, strong winds, powerful storm surges and flooding to the state. Being prepared for storms and other catastrophic emergencies can save lives. By evaluating your own personal needs and making an emergency plan that fits those needs, you and your loved ones can be better prepared.

Below you will find resources to help you prepare for severe weather and other disasters.


Family Disaster Plan
How to Keep Wells Safe Before and After Flood

Mental Health in a Disaster
National Hurricane Center
National Weather Service: Hurricane Safety Tips and Resources
NC Department of Environmental Quality
NC Emergency Management Preparedness
Ready NC