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Hazardous Materials Preparedness

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014

                                           Chemicals and hazardous materials are a part of our every day lives. To ensure the utmost preservation to life,...

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PE ART - Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team

How To Get Involved With PEART

Posted by on Sep 9, 2014

If you would like to volunteer your time to assist animals in emergencies and disasters, you need to join PEART! In order to provide safe and effective services for animals and...

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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

Basic CERT Training in Kernersville

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014

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

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Recent Posts

Prepare Your Pets for Emergencies

Prepare Your Pets for Emergencies

Nov 26, 2014

Pets and animals are vulnerable to disasters and emergencies, too! Be sure to include them in your emergency plan. FEMA and Forsyth County Animal Control have great tips to help you plan. Click on the following link for a list of kennels, boarders, motels and hotels that accept pets during emergencies and disasters in the Forsyth County area: Pet Friendly...

Forsyth County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan – now available online

Forsyth County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan – now available online

Oct 29, 2014

In June of 2001, the North Carolina General Assembly passed Senate Bill 300, an Act to amend the laws regarding emergency management, disaster recovery and mitigation funds. Among other provisions, this bill requires that local governments have a state approved hazard mitigation plan in order to receive state public assistance funds (effective for...

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Invited to the National Emergency Training Center

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Invited to the National Emergency Training Center

Oct 3, 2014

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency Management and its partnering agencies and organizations were invited to the National Emergency Training Center (NETC), FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute (EMI) in Emmitsburg, Maryland for a week of training and exercise. More than 70 members of the emergency response community attended, including emergency...

How To Get Involved With PEART

How To Get Involved With PEART

Sep 9, 2014

If you would like to volunteer your time to assist animals in emergencies and disasters, you need to join PEART! In order to provide safe and effective services for animals and their caretakers in this community, PEART requires its members to fill out and sign various documents upon joining. Those documents and other important material are provided below. You...

Be Disaster Aware – Take Action to Prepare

Be Disaster Aware – Take Action to Prepare

Aug 25, 2014

September is National Preparedness Month. During September, take time to prepare your family for emergencies and disasters. Stay Informed: Information is available from federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial resources. Access Ready.gov to learn what to do before, during, and after an emergency. Make a Plan: Discuss, agree on, and document an...