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Emergency Preparedness

The Town of Lake Waccamaw has created an Emergency Response Plan. The plan includes standard operating procedures in the event of an emergency including but not limited to hurricanes, fires, floods, tornadoes, and terrorism among others. Be aware of our channels of communication and stay informed of vital information by subscribing to our public notification system. For more information contact our Emergency Services Departments.

The TOLKW Channels of Communication
The Town of Lake Waccamaw Public Notification System

In order to keep our citizens informed of public notifications, we are offering an automated calling system that will alert participants by phone, text or email.  This system will be utilized for emergency alerts as well as events that may be of importance to all.  By submitting the form below you will be placed on the call list immediately.  We hope this will benefit the citizens and guest of Lake Waccamaw.

TOLKW Text Alert Sign Up

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Resource Links

A checklist with action steps you should take to prepare for hurricanes. Learn more about how to protect yourself and your loved ones during a hurricane.

National Hurricane Preparedness

Be ready for hurricane season. Today you can determine your personal hurricane risk, find out if you live in a hurricane evacuation zone, and review/update insurance policies. You can also make a list of items to replenish hurricane emergency supplies and start thinking about how you will prepare your home for the coming hurricane season. 

NC Department of Public Safety

The NCDPS division, is responsible for protecting the people of North Carolina from the effects of disasters, natural and manmade.

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