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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.

When needed, 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.

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


Weather-related information, including tide tables and flash flood statements and warnings

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

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

Radiological emergencies

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

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.

Contact Us
Emergency Management

1300 Thomas St.
First Floor
Hampton, VA 23669

Ph: (757) 727-1208
Fx: (757) 727-1351


Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Sign up now for free preparedness day workshop Sept. 27
Sept. 2, 2014 - Do you want to know what to do the next time a disaster strikes? Sign up now for the free Preparedness Day Workshop that Hampton’s Emergency Management Office will host Saturday, Sept. 27. News release
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