State of North Carolina
Department of Public Safety – Emergency Management
North Carolina Emergency Management works side-by-side with local communities to prepare for, respond to, recover from and mitigate damage from disasters across the state. The agency deploys state resources when needed and coordinates with neighboring states and the federal government to augment staffing and resources as appropriate. The agency is prepared to respond to any crisis with search and rescue teams, emergency response teams and many other resources at their disposal.
Emergency Services Department
The Emergency Services Department was created to enhance emergency response to, planning for and recovery from major emergencies in Onslow County. The department includes the E-911 Communications Center, Emergency Management Office, Emergency Medical Services and Fire Rescue Services. The department also coordinates with volunteer rescue squads and volunteer fire departments. These units work together to provide residents of Onslow County with complete, unified emergency services during any major incident, weather emergency or other unforeseen threat to life and property. Visit the office’s website for disaster preparedness information.