Practice Heat Safety

Durham County summers are hot. Heat is one of the leading weather-related killers in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year and even more heat-related illnesses. In […]

Access and Functional Needs Registration

The Durham County Emergency Management Division provides for the voluntary registration of county residents who have access and functional needs and will need assistance during an evacuation. Access and functional […]

Local Emergency Planning Committees(LEPC)

What is the LEPC? The LEPC is a group of concerned individuals from different local agencies and businesses within Durham County who ensure that our community has the emergency planning […]

Durham County Hazard Mitigation Plan

As the costs of disasters continue to rise, governments and ordinary citizens must find ways to reduce hazard risks to our communities and ourselves. Efforts made to reduce hazard risks […]

Reduce the Spread of Germs!

This flu season is the second most deadly flu season since 2006. Only the 2009 flu season, notable for the prevalence of the H1N1 strand, had more deaths and hospitalizations. […]

Community Emergency Response Team

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as […]