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Hurricane Preparation
The main phone number for the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is 910-848-4646
Please contact the EOC for non-life threatening issues.

Ways to keep informed during emergencies:
  • Receive public safety alerts via text message: text HOKE to 888777 
  • Follow Hoke County Emergency Management on Facebook
  • Check the Hurricane information page on
  • Download the ReadyNC app on your mobile device

If you experience a power outage, please call your local electric company:

 Duke Energy
 Lumbee River EMC

To report road outages or blocked roadways, please call:
NC Department of Transportation Raeford Office at 910-875-3952 or

Download the ReadyNC app on your smartphone

This is an all-in-one FREE tool for emergency preparedness.

• Current weather conditions
• Real-time traffic conditions where you are
• Where to report nearby power outages
• Open shelters near you (including ones which accept pets)
• Counties being evacuated
• How to prepare for and be safe during typical hazards
• How to create an emergency plan and kit
• Real-time stream and river flooding information
• Who to call for help when disasters strike

For further disaster preparation information, please visit