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 Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach

Contact Information

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Name: Office of Emergency Management

Email: VBOEM@vbgov.com

Website: www.VBgov.com

Emergency Preparedness Information:  www.VBgov.com/ReadyVB

Public Information Phone: 757-385-3111

Public Safety Non-Emergency Phone Number:  757-385-5000

Citizen Services: From landlines or cell phones within city limits, dial 311 for City's current operating condition status and facility closure notices. Do not call 911 unless you have an emergency.

Public Information

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VBAlert: Sign-up to receive emergency notifications via email or text.

Emergency Contact: https://www.vbgov.com/residents/emergency-preparedness/Pages/Emergency%20-%20Contacts.aspx

TV Stations:  Will display emergency information including City operational status and facility closures.
  *WTKR Channel 3
  *WAVY Channel 10
  *WVEC Channel 13
  *VBTV Cox Cable Channels 46, 47, 18
  *Verizon Cable 45, 46 & 47

Radio:
  *WMBG 740 AM
  *Tide 92.3
  *EM of WBACH 107.9
‚Äč  *Local Hampton Roads Radio Stations

NOAA Weather Radio: Find info about NOAA weather radios including a station list.

Facebook: facebook.com/CityofVaBeach

Twitter: @CityofVaBeach

Other: Flickr, YouTube

Resources

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Hazard Mitigation: Review the Southside Hampton Roads Hazard Mitigation Plan that includes the City of Virginia Beach

Flood Zones and Storm Surge Map: Use the interactive tool to view the flood zones and storm surge maps.

Volunteer Opportunities

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Community Emergency Response Team: Find out how you can get involved in the CERT program.

Medical Reserve Corps: Find out how you can get involved in the MRC program.

Local Emergency Planning Committee: Find information about the Virginia Beach LEPC.

For news and important information please visit main site at:

https://www.vbgov.com/residents/emergency-preparedness/Pages/default.aspx

This website was developed under a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Grant Programs Directorate (FEMA/GDP) within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Points of view or opinions expressed on this website are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of FEMA/GPD or the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Sustainment funding is provided by the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (HRPDC).
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