Winston-Salem/Forsyth County      Emergency Management


Changes Coming to ReadyForsyth

In the coming months, we will be working on merging the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency Management and ReadyForsyth websites. Please pardon the mess for now.

Emergency Management Defined

Emergency Management is the combined efforts of local, state, and federal governments to protect the citizens from the effects of disasters, both natural and man made.

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Our ultimate goal is to return life back to normal as soon and as safe as possible.

The local Office of Emergency Management coordinates activities within Winston-Salem and Forsyth County that contribute to the mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery of disasters.

Notice of Public Availability

The Forsyth County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan is available for public review online on the Ready Forsyth website. Stay informed!

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Be Prepared

Help make Forsyth County, New Carolina prepared by visiting the Ready Forsyth website.

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Tornado Awareness

Would you be prepared if a tornado demolished your home? A tornado can appear anywhere at any time.

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