State of North Carolina
Department of Transportation
The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is one of North Carolina’s largest state government agencies, with 12,000 employees. NCDOT works hard to provide high-quality transportation for travelers throughout North Carolina, including highways, rail, aviation, ferries, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, and public transit.
Department of Public Safety – Emergency Management
The Division of Emergency Management plans for and responds to natural and man-made disasters. The division works with local and federal agencies to help individuals, families, businesses and nonprofit groups and communities recover from disaster. Emergency Management also handles search and rescue efforts, risk management and hazardous materials containment and cleanup. Visit the division’s website for emergency preparedness information.
Emergency Management offers comprehensive emergency planning and coordinates with local, state and federal agencies. The Emergency Management program includes mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. The department coordinates and participates in activities to educate the public on emergency preparedness to ensure that people affected by a disaster have the proper relief and recovery assistance. Visit the office’s website for the county’s disaster planning guide and other disaster preparedness information.
Fire & Rescue