Hurricane Preparedness

This week is National Hurricane Preparedness Week. All of North Carolina is susceptible to impacts from hurricanes and severe weather. The most active months are August, September, and October. However,…

Shelter Locations

There are currently no emergency shelters operating in Durham County.

Durham County Hazard Mitigation Plan

As the costs of disasters continue to rise, governments and ordinary citizens must find ways to reduce hazard risks to our communities and ourselves. Efforts made to reduce hazard risks…

Local Emergency Planning Committees(LEPC)

What is the LEPC? The LEPC is a group of concerned individuals from different local agencies and businesses within Durham County who ensure that our community has the emergency planning…

Community Emergency Response Team

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as…