Emergency Management

Salvage Operations
Aftermath and cleanup from Tornado - 2011
Hazardous Materials Training
Hurricane Floyd
Flooding of Bridge at Potecasi Creek, Hwy 158 - 1999
NC Wildlife Resource Commission
Boat Operations Class
Motor Vehicle Accident
Hwy 11 and 11 intersection
Storm Damage
Tornado Aftermath - April 16, 2011
Wildland Fire Suppression
Natural Gas Explosion
Natural Gas Explosion at Bonner Bridge
Tropical Storm Nicole
Flooding at Fretwell Farms during
Tropical Storm Nicole
Evacuation of Arrow Rd.
Winter Storm


MISSION: The mission of Hertford County Office of Emergency Management is to protect life, property and the environment through a partnership with local, state and federal agencies. This mission will be accomplished through a four principal approach to emergency situations: Preparedness, Response, Recovery and Mitigation. Linking all resources through planning, direction, coordination and clearly defined functions, Emergency Managers are more effective in our endeavor of serving the citizens.
Preparing For An Emergency
Preventing Forest Fires

Preparing For Natural Disasters

Shelter Locations and Information (with map)

Distribution Points and Information (with map)

 Additional Links
EMS Fire and Rescue Training

Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan

Northeastern NC Emergency Management -   Disaster Assistance Work Group (DAWG)

NC Emergency Management

Homeland Security

Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)

 Kids Links
FEMA For Kids

Weather WizKids

 Contact Information
Christopher E. Smith, Director
Hertford County Emergency Management
Patrick Dilday
Deputy EM Director/Fire Marshal
Pam Carr
Senior Administrative Assistant
Office Telephone / EOC :252-358-7861
Fax: 252-358-7899
Physical Address:
102 Industrial Park Road
Winton, NC 27986
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 566
Winton, NC 27986

Terrorist Threat Advisory From Homeland Security

Important Weather Information

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 Real Time Road Conditions

Special Needs Registration


Mass Notification System For Hertford County Emergencies


Volunteer Opportunities


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