Disaster Information

When disaster strikes, you may need to locate official information from more than just your city or county of residence. Ready Hampton Roads pulls information from all over Hampton Roads so that you can find what you need quickly and easily.

Please note that this page is only updated during events and during recovery from disaster events

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City of Newport News

Contact Information

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Name: City of Newport News Division of Emergency Management

Website: www.nnva.gov

311 (General): 757-933-2311

Emergency Operations Center (Active During Disasters): 757-269-2900

Citizen Awareness

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  • Newport News Now, a daily e-newsletter, is used to distribute information to residents including emergency notifications. Register at https://www.nnva.gov/list.aspx

  • Follow the City on Facebook and Twitter @CityofNN   for real-time updates.
  • Check the City website for emergency information banners at www.nnva.gov

  • Watch NNTV on Cox channel 48/Verizon 19 or on demand at www.nnva.gov/nntv for emergency information and bulletins.


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Hazard Mitigation: Review the Peninsula Hazard Mitigation Plan which includes the City of Newport News.

Natural Hazards: For information about natural hazards that could impact Newport News click here.
Human-caused Hazards: For information about human-caused hazards that could impact Newport News click here.

Emergency Operation Plan: Review the city's plan.

Severe Weather Plan: Review the city's plan.

Short Term Pet Sheltering Plan: Review the city's plan.

Volunteer Opportunities

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Find out how you can get involved in the Community Emergency Response Teams.

Other Information

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Local Emergency Planning Committee: The City of Newport News is a member of the Peninsula Local Emergency Planning Committee.

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