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Hurricane Preparedness 2015

Posted by on May 18, 2015

Hurricane Season is Almost Here… North Carolina summers are filled with fresh local produce, popsicles on porches, and water fun at pools and beaches. June kicks off the fun...

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PE ART - Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team

PEART Orientation Training

Posted by on Feb 2, 2015

Animals can find themselves in potentially fatal situations unless trained rescue personnel help them during emergencies and disasters. If you are interested in learning how to...

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Publications

General Emergency Preparedness Publications

Posted by on Jun 1, 2013

          Emergency planning and preparedness is essential for all individuals, groups, organizations, and agencies. We encourage you to use the guides...

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Forsyth CERT

CANCELED!! – Basic CERT Training in Lewisville

Posted by on May 4, 2015

Disasters can severely restrict and overwhelm emergency response resources and leave communities cut off from outside emergency support. The Forsyth County Citizen Corps Council...

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Emergency Sheltering Training Exercise – July 2015

Emergency Sheltering Training Exercise – July 2015

Jun 16, 2015

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency Management and emergency response partners will be conducting a training exercise on July 25, 2015 at Walkertown High & Middle School. This is a 4-hour, functional exercise that will test ESF-6 (Mass Care & Sheltering) and ESF-7 (Animal Response) of Forsyth County’s Emergency Operations Plan. The exercise will...

Available for Review: Northern Piedmont Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan

Available for Review: Northern Piedmont Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan

May 22, 2015

  Our hazard mitigation planning process reduces risks and helps prepare our communities for all types of hazards. This detailed planning makes the counties more sustainable and more resilient to various emergencies and disasters, such as winter storms, severe thunderstorms, tornadoes, flooding, droughts, wildfires, tropical storms, etc. Seven counties,...

Hurricane Preparedness 2015

Hurricane Preparedness 2015

May 18, 2015

Hurricane Season is Almost Here… North Carolina summers are filled with fresh local produce, popsicles on porches, and water fun at pools and beaches. June kicks off the fun summer season, but it also marks the beginning of hurricane season. The Atlantic hurricane season runs June 1 through November 30, but most hurricanes strike the East and Gulf Coasts...

CANCELED!! – Basic CERT Training in Lewisville

CANCELED!! – Basic CERT Training in Lewisville

May 4, 2015

Disasters can severely restrict and overwhelm emergency response resources and leave communities cut off from outside emergency support. The Forsyth County Citizen Corps Council is offering the Community Emergency Response Team 21 -hour Basic Training Course. CERTs are trained to take care of themselves and help others in their communities for the first three...

Public Meeting for the Northern Piedmont Hazard Mitigation Plan

Public Meeting for the Northern Piedmont Hazard Mitigation Plan

Apr 15, 2015

There will be an open public meeting held on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 3:00 – 4:00pm, at Tobaccoville Village Hall (4260 Tobaccoville Rd, Tobaccoville, NC 27050). This meeting will provide an opportunity for you to learn more about the mitigation planning process and what is included in the regional plan. YOU ARE INVITED! Seven counties, which includes 37...