The New Hanover County Emergency Information site is your best source for timely and accurate information when emergency conditions exist in New Hanover County.  This site will be updated in the case of an emergency situation that affects residents of New Hanover County, North Carolina.

Residents and visitors are encouraged to be prepared for any emergency situation. Find information about building an emergency kit, how to sign up for emergency assistance, and more on the "preparedness" tab above.

May 5 - 11 is Hurricane Preparedness Week.  Sign up for emergency alerts and emergency news, visit and download the ReadyNC app to help plan, prepare and stay informed.     

For Hurricane Florence recovery resources and information, visit

  • Who to call?


    Duke Energy
    (800) 419-6356

    Water/Sewer Emergencies

    (910) 332-6565

    UNCW Emergency Info
    (910) 962-3991
    (888) 657-5751

    CFCC Emergency Info
    (877) 799-2322

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