Above: Using SmileTiger software on a PC allows emergency managers to attend meetings and receive training without travel. The challenge: how to assemble emergency managers from 100 counties across North Carolina for an important meeting at a time when budgets are so tight that traveling is not an option. The solution: gather the managers for [...]
Above: Laptop computers track a simulated Category 4 hurricane during a hurricane response exercise held in Kinston recently for state and county emergency managers. Hurricane season officially began June 1, and while North Carolinians hope major storms will once again steer clear of our coast, the state’s emergency management division is taking no chances.
Clemmons, NC – The 2008 annual fall meeting of the North Carolina Emergency Management Association (NCEMA) featured a variety of resources and disaster management tools developed by RENCI.
Doug Hoell, director of North Carolina’s Emergency Management Association (EMA), was able to reach a larger audience than usual on April 30, when he delivered his annual overview of emergency management in North Carolina.