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NCEM LogoOur Vision - A County that is Aware, Prepared, and Resilient!

Our Mission - To provide Nassau County residents the education and support necessary to reduce risks and protect both lives and property from natural and man-made hazards using a whole-community approach to disaster preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation.

Do YOUR Part - Get InvolvedPreparedness Starts with You

Residents have personal responsibility for their safety.  Our free Preparedness Guide has loads of good information about local hazards and things you should do to mitigate risk, reduce your vulnerability, and increase your resilience!  Pick up a printed copy at the EOC or any of our outreach events, or download an electronic copy below.  

Sign up for Alert Nassau Citizen Alerts to receive emergency incident notification calls, texts, emails, and/or smartphone app messages.  We can't alert you if we don't have your contact information! 

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  1. Boil Water Notice for Nassau-Amelia Utilities Customers

    The Precautionary Boil Water Notice issued on May 23, 2018, is hereby rescinded ...

Click the image below to download a PDF of our NEW Disaster Preparedness Guide

Citizen's Guide Cover Page
  1. Emergency Operations Center

    Citizen's Information Line
    Phone: (904) 548-0900

  1. Toll-Free Nassau EOC

    Citizen's Information Line
    Phone: (800) 958-3494

  1. Billy Estep

    EM Director
    Phone: (904) 548-0900

  1. Martha Oberdorfer, MPH, FPEM

    Sr Planner / Accreditation Mgr
    Phone: (904) 548-0931

  1. Sidney Beckom

    Training & Exercise Planner
    Phone: (904) 548-0953

  1. Chelle Mellecker

    Administrative Assistant
    Phone: (904) 548-0952

  1. James Ray

    THIRA & Mitigation Coordinator
    Phone: (904) 548-0943

  1. Paula Sellek

    Volunteer Coordinator
    Phone: (904) 548-0940

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  1. Thu Jun. 7

    AWR-343 Hurricane Awareness Course Open to the Public! This 4-hour awareness-level course provides a basic understanding of the latest knowledge in hurricane science, forecasting, warning, and preparedness. This course enhances student's ability to identify and describe the hazards associated with hurricanes and better prepare for and mitigate the impacts of high winds, heavy rain, and storm surge. There are only 50 seats available! Use the weblink to SERT TRAC to register
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  2. Sat Jun. 9

    NC-ARES Ham Radio Tech Class - Day 1 Want to be a Ham and maybe help out during disasters? Nassau County Amateur Radio Emergency Services (NC-ARES) is presenting the radio theory and practices course and Technician Class FCC test in June! No cost for the course, exam cost is $15; textbook and course on CD are available for $29 the first day of class. Even with NO prior electric or radio knowledge, with this course you will have the skills and info necessary to get your Technician Class FCC License! (We have had 12-15 year old ...
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  3. Sat Jun. 16

    NC-ARES Ham Radio Tech Class - Day 2 No cost for the course. Exam will be given at the end of class on Day 2 - cost is $15 and two IDs are required. Even with NO prior electric or radio knowledge, with this course you will have the skills and info necessary to get your Technician Class FCC License! (We have had 12-15 year old kids pass on the first attempt after this course!) Contact HamCourse@ka3ogg.com if you want a textbook waiting for you on Day 1 of class!
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