Emergency Management Office

Hampton's Emergency Management Office is responsible for developing and coordinating a comprehensive framework for the city's response during an emergency. The office coordinates training and education programs for first responders and other city staff.
Emergency management also helps homeowners and businesses prepare for an emergency; provides information on severe weather; coordinates evacuations and shelters; coordinates public response and cleanup; coordinates help for home and business owners; trains emergency volunteers.
  1. Top News
  1. Hampton gets $2.5 million in grants for flood mitigation, raising houses

    Sept. 14, 2017 - The City of Hampton has been awarded nearly half of $5.4 million in federal grant money that will be used to elevate or demolish residential properties in flood-prone areas of Virginia. Read on...
  2. Governor declares state of emergency in anticipation of Hurricane Irma

    Sept. 8, 2017 - Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency Friday in anticipation of the possible impact of Hurricane Irma. The order lets the state mobilize resources, including the Virginia National Guard, to respond to the storm. Read on...

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Weather


Weather-related information, including flash flood statements and warnings.

Hurricanes and hurricane safety


Find out what to do when a hurricane or major storm is forecast.

Flooding & Flood Safety


  • An explanation of areas affected by flooding, with information about city flood maps, surge zone maps, flood insurance and property protection, and rebuilding after a flood
  • There have been changes to the National Flood Insurance Program. Click here for more information.

Disaster


What to do before, during and after any disaster, including preventing or reducing losses:

Cert Training


Learn the basic skills you'll need in an emergency with CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) training. CERT information and application form.

Radiological emergencies


Links to local, state and federal emergency information if radiation exposure becomes a concern in our area.

Hazard Mitigation Plan


Hampton is updating our Hazard Mitigation Plan that was adopted in 2011. If you have any comments or suggestions please email our office.

Tide gauges


Hampton and the U.S. Geological Survey have four tide gauges on line to monitor water levels in the region: 

General Emergency Information


Contact the Customer Call Center at 3-1-1 (727-8311 from a cell phone or outside the city) for general information during an emergency, or continue to check www.hampton.gov.