The Alamance County Emergency Management works to improve our community’s resilience and preparedness for disasters, whether natural or man-made by providing a comprehensive all-hazard emergency management program that supports all of the citizens and visitors of Alamance County.

Workload Measures: 2018/2019

Number of emergency calls responded to: 37
How many were HazMat related: 19
How many were weather or natural hazard related: 11
Number of training events EM staff teaches: 6
Number of training events EM staff participates in (local/state): 18
Number of outreach events participated in: 8
Updated 10/3/2018

GOALSPROGRESS
To prepare for emergencies or special events, EM will identify EOC support personnel from necessary county departments and update EOC activation list on a yearly basis30%
To prepare for emergencies or special events, EM will update county EOP (Emergency Operations Plan)In Progress
To prepare for emergencies or special events, EM will conduct at least one training opportunity for County level staff in the EOC that would include manning stations, logging in to PCs, and testing equipment100%
To prepare for shelter activation, EM will participate in a Shelter Exercise100%
To prepare for shelter activation, EM will complete at least 2 shelter walk-throughsIn Progress
To prepare for effective response during emergencies, EM will conduct at least three training exercises as per the North Carolina Emergency Management requirement for Emergency Preparedness Grant. (As per the State guidelines one "live event/incident" can be substituted for a training exercise)33.3%
To ensure efficient collection management, EM will maintain a 95% collection rate for the Tier II fees77%
To increase emergency communications to residents, EM will increase general public sign-ups by 2% for Nixle by promoting Alamance Alerts50%