Hurricane workshop set for May 28

The 5th Annual East Carolina University/North Carolina Emergency Management Hurricane Workshop will be held from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. May 28 at the Murphy Center, East Carolina University.

Topics will include the following:22392972_BG1_1

  • Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 and Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 Update: John Dorman, NCEM; Ken Ashe, NCEM
  • Coastal Regional Evacuation & Sheltering:  Director Sprayberry, NCEM; Kristin Skinner, New Hanover County
  • Hurricane Hazel Anniversary Panel: John Cole, NWS
  • Hurricane Forecasting Improvement Project: Jamie Rhome, National Hurricane Center
  • Media and Disasters Panel: Nate Johnson, WRAL; Skip Waters, WCTI
  • Building Local Resilience: Hazard Mitigation Plan Implementation in Coastal North Carolina: AnuradhaMukherji, East Carolina University

Lunch will be provided for registered attendees.To register visit

For additional information or other questions, visit or contact Donna Kain at For registration assistance, contact Chris Jackson at JACKSONCH@ECU.EDU; 252-328-5718