All Hazards Emergency Preparedness Brochure - 2017 (Accomack/Northampton Counties)
Shelters will be open on an "as needed" basis.
Shelter openings will be announced on local radio stations. You cannot enter a shelter until it is open.
During a wind related event, such as a Hurricane, Northampton County will not open any shelters.
All Northampton County residents will be directed to an Accomack County shelter,
Nandua Middle School in Onley, will probably be the shelter utilized, once they open.
All Hazards Emergency Preparedness Z-Card - 2016 (Northampton County)
Emergency Operations Plan (2012)
Eastern Shore Oil & HazMat Response Plan (2014)
Eastern Shore Hazardous Materials Commodity Flow Study (2014)
Eastern Shore Health District Pandemic Influenza Plan (2009)
Radiological Emergency Response Plan - Ingestion Exposure Pathways (2013)
Hazard Mitigation Plan (2016)
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and Medical Reserve Corp (MRC)
Local Emergency Planning Committee / Eastern Shore Disaster Preparedness Coalition
Special Needs - Planning Considerations
American Red Cross
Delmarva Emergency Task Force
Eastern Shore Amateau Radio
Eastern Shore Regional Hazmat Team
Hampton Roads Emergency Management Committee
National Weather Service
Virginia Department of Emergency Management
The Department of Emergency Management (EM) coordinates efforts to ensure the County is able to mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from any type of natural or man-caused disaster. The County uses an all hazards approach to emergency preparedness, which means planning efforts consider all types of natural and man-caused disasters that could occur in the County.
The county's emergency management system is outlined in the State Code. The County Administrator is the Director of Emergency Management and the EMS Director is designated as the Coordinator of Emergency Management. Day-to-day operations and activities are coordinated by the Coordinator of Emergency Management.
Hollye Carpenter, Coordinator