Public Notice

Public Notice

Volunteer resources and contacts to help post-Hurricane Dorian


BOLIVIA, N.C. – Brunswick County Emergency Services coordinates offers for donations and volunteer assistance with the Brunswick County Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD).

Questions about who to contact for help, how to volunteer or how to donate items? Contact Emergency Services Volunteer and Nonprofit Coordinator Leslie Stanley for direction to the appropriate VOAD agency or county department based on your needs.

A list of VOAD partner organizations that may be able to assist residents with unmet and construction needs post-Hurricane Dorian is available at

Based on the level of impact to Brunswick County, VOAD anticipates that its available resources are enough to serve the areas affected by Hurricane Dorian. VOAD is thankful to everyone who has reached out to offer help.

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Brunswick County declares state of emergency


Brunswick County declares state of emergency


Related: Brunswick County makes two amendments to state of emergency declaration involving voluntary evacuation, mandatory curfew (Sept. 5)

Related: Brunswick County rescinds state of emergency (Sept. 8)

BOLIVIA, N.C. – Brunswick County Board of Commissioners have declared a state of emergency effective 7 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3 to prepare for the potential threats Hurricane Dorian poses to the county and to continue preparations with state and other partners. If evacuation and other measures become appropriate, this proclamation will be amended.

A copy of the proclamation is at

To follow Brunswick County’s latest updates concerning Hurricane Dorian, go to


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