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Be a Force of Nature: Take the Next Step

Posted by on Feb 27, 2014

National Severe Weather Preparedness Week is March 2-8, 2014. The goal of National Severe Weather Preparedness Week is to inform the public about severe weather hazards and...

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PE ART - Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team

PEART Training Opportunities

Posted by on Feb 7, 2014

    Download and Print our 2014 Training Schedule: 2014 PEART Training Schedule   Saturday, February 22nd, 9am-3pm – ROPES, KNOTS & MECHANICAL ADVANTAGE...

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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

Free SKYWARN Training – May 25th

Posted by on May 1, 2013

The National Weather Service will be conducting Basic & Advanced SKYWARN Weather Spotter training in Forsyth County on Saturday, May 25th.   SKYWARN Weather Spotter Training...

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Recent Posts

2013 Year End Review – Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency Management

2013 Year End Review – Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency Management

Jan 30, 2014

The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Office of Emergency Management responded to 45 incidents in 2013, including an aircraft crash; an apartment fire with multiple displacements; a mass casualty transportation incident; tractor trailer wrecks; severe weather damage; a suspicious powder call; and multiple hazardous material spills.  Take a look at our 2013 Year...

PEART Orientation Training

PEART Orientation Training

Jan 13, 2014

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 SAFELY apply rescue techniques and assist emergency personnel when an animal is in need, then you may enjoy volunteer opportunities with PEART (Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team)....

#Prepared2014

#Prepared2014

Dec 26, 2013

This year’s Resolve to be Ready campaign focuses on ‘Family Connection’ to reinforce the importance of parents including their children in preparedness conversations in advance of potential disasters. The Ready campaign makes an emergency preparedness resolution easy to keep by recommending families consider these three ideas when making a...

Forsyth County HazMat Exercise Tests Regional Response Capabilities

Forsyth County HazMat Exercise Tests Regional Response Capabilities

Dec 18, 2013

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency Management coordinated a regional emergency response exercise on Thursday, December 12th, 2013. The exercise focused on helping local, regional and state public safety agencies and responders better understand how they can respond to a large scale hazardous materials incident and other types of emergencies. Link to...

PEART Meetings, Training & Events

PEART Meetings, Training & Events

Dec 5, 2013

The Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team is committed to coordinating an effective animal response prior to, during and after emergencies and disasters. Safe and effective animal response requires a coordinated effort AND continuous training on behalf of the volunteers and emergency responders. If you have an interest in joining PEART’s efforts, check...