Emergency Management is the combined efforts of local, state and federal governments to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters, both natural and man-made. The local Emergency Management Office works to identify and analyze the hazards that may face Ashe County and develop contingency plans for each hazard. The plans are regularly tested, refined and tested again, all with the goal of protecting or saving lives and property.

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Ashe County Emergency Management Office

Patty Gambill, EM Coordinator
Ashe County Courthouse
150 Government Circle Suite 2400
Jefferson, NC 28640

Hours of Operation:
8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Phone: 336.846.5521
Fax: 336.846.5523
Email: patty.gambill@ashecountygov.com

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