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Statement on FEMA denial of Individual Assistance for Hurricane Dorian

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 16:18
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 Statement from Gov. Cooper's Office on FEMA denial of NC Individual Assistance for Hurricane Dorian: 

Governor Cooper requests Small Business Administration disaster declaration

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 14:47
Friday, October 11, 2019

Governor Roy Cooper sent a letter today to the U.S. Small Business Administration requesting that the SBA grant a disaster declaration for North Carolina counties that were affected by Hurricane Dorian. This request is the first step in establishing a state relief program after FEMA denied North Carolina’s request for Individual Assistance for Carteret, Dare, Hyde and New Hanover Counties on October 8th. 

Governor Cooper Leads Bipartisan Group of Governors to Push for Federal Disaster Recovery Reform

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 13:00
Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Today, Governor Roy Cooper led a bipartisan group of governors in calling on Congress to make critical reforms to long-term federal disaster recovery programs.

Governor Cooper Calls On Senators To Help Get Individual Assistance for North Carolinians Impacted by Hurricane Dorian

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 14:31
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Governor Roy Cooper urged Senators Thom Tillis and Richard Burr to implore the federal government to approve Individual Assistance for those affected by Hurricane Dorian. Following Hurricane Dorian’s impacts on September 5th and 6th, Gov.

Governor Cooper Visits CDBG-DR Home Construction Site; Names Oct. 6-12 Resiliency Week

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 14:00
Monday, October 7, 2019

Read the Resiliency Week Proclamation

SBA Disaster Assistance Available to North Carolina Private NonProfit Organizations Affected by Hurricane Dorian

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 11:56
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that certain Private NonProfit organizations (PNP)s in North Carolina that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be eligible to apply for low-interest rate disaster loans.

Governor Cooper Visits Ocracoke Island to Survey Hurricane Recovery Efforts

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 09:42
Monday, September 23, 2019

On Monday, Governor Roy Cooper and members of his cabinet visited Ocracoke Island to survey recovery efforts following Hurricane Dorian’s landfall on September 6, 2019.

State to Host Eastern NC Disaster Information Sessions

Mon, 09/23/2019 - 13:49
Monday, September 23, 2019

A partnership of state agencies will host four disaster information sessions to provide updates on resources and obtain community feedback in hurricane-impacted areas of eastern North Carolina.

Governor Cooper requests additional disaster declaration for Individual Assistance after Dorian

Mon, 09/23/2019 - 10:26
Saturday, September 21, 2019

Governor Roy Cooper today sent an additional request to President Trump for federal assistance to North Carolina residents who are hurting from Hurricane Dorian.

State continues support for Ocracoke’s recovery from Hurricane Dorian

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 16:57
Thursday, September 19, 2019

Nearly two weeks after Hurricane Dorian’s storm surge inundated Ocracoke Island, the state of North Carolina continues to provide critical support services to the island.

$1.9 Million Approved for Pamlico County

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 11:40
Monday, September 16, 2019

DURHAM, N.C. – FEMA and the State of North Carolina are announcing more than $1.9 million to reimburse Pamlico County for debris cleanup activities following Hurricane Florence. 

Governor Cooper requests major disaster declaration for public assistance for counties affected by Dorian

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 16:08
Friday, September 13, 2019

Today, Gov. Cooper requested that President Trump issue a major disaster declaration for public assistance for the following North Carolina counties impacted by Hurricane Dorian: Brunswick, Carteret, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Hyde, New Hanover, Pamlico, Pender, Sampson, Tyrrell and Washington. 

Six agencies receive grants to support Hurricane Florence Relief Work

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 12:57
Friday, September 13, 2019

Six agencies doing significant work to help people recovering from Hurricane Florence will receive grants totaling $2 million to further fund their relief efforts.

More than $18 Million Approved to Restore North Carolina Beaches

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 12:02
Friday, September 13, 2019

DURHAM, N.C. – FEMA and the state of North Carolina are announcing more than $18 million to reimburse expenses restoring beaches damaged during Hurricane Florence. 

Hurricane Recovery in North Carolina on the Anniversary of Hurricane Florence

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 16:18
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Nearly a year after Hurricane Florence hit, Governor Roy Cooper has updated the state on the progress of the recovery as North Carolinians recover from three deadly storms in three years.

Nearly $6 Million in Donations for Florence Relief Distributed to Eastern NC

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 10:16
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Donations to North Carolina’s Disaster Relief Fund following Hurricane Florence have helped thousands of North Carolina families with housing, repairs and other needs in the past year.

$4.4 Million Approved for New Bern

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 15:31
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

DURHAM, N.C. – FEMA and the State of North Carolina are announcing nearly $4.4 million to reimburse the City of New Bern for debris cleanup activities following Hurricane Florence. 

Damage assessments to begin in coastal counties this week

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 16:19
Monday, September 9, 2019

Governor Roy Cooper will visit affected coastal areas again today and has directed North Carolina Emergency Management (NCEM) to continue efforts with state and local partners, including non-profits, to deliver recovery aid to North Carolinians in need. 

Resources Focused on Dorian Battered Coastal Communities

Sun, 09/08/2019 - 16:41
Sunday, September 8, 2019

Ocracoke remains a focus for emergency managers, National Guard soldiers, doctors, nurses, volunteer groups today. At Governor Cooper’s direction, resources are headed to hurricane battered coastal communities, many of which he visited yesterday.