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Department of Transportation Receives $1.53 Million for Tropical Storm Michael

Tue, 12/01/2020 - 13:54
Tuesday, December 1, 2020

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $1.53 million to reimburse the North Carolina Department of Transportation for debris removal after Tropical Storm Michael in 2018.

Winter Weather and Severe Storms Threaten North Carolina Today

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 11:56
Monday, November 30, 2020

While today officially marks the end of the 2020 Hurricane Season, other types of weather are threatening North Carolina, as a winter storm affects western counties and severe storms are possible in the East.

State, Federal Disaster Dollars Reimburse North Carolina Emergency Management for Emergency Protective Measures

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 12:54
Wednesday, November 25, 2020

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved more than $1.3 million to reimburse North Carolina Emergency Management (NCEM) for emergency protective measures related to Hurricane Dorian.

FEMA Issues Public Notice for 15 North Carolina Counties

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 12:05
Monday, November 23, 2020

A public notice has been posted to the FEMA and North Carolina Emergency Management websites describing available FEMA assistance and proposed FEMA-funded actions, including activities that may affect historic properties, threatened and endangered species, critical habitat, or wetlands and floodp

After Several Fatalities, Flood Threat Remains After Heavy Rains Soak North Carolina

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 13:17
Friday, November 13, 2020

Flood warnings remain in effect this morning for much of central North Carolina and along rivers across the state, after a cold front interacting with moisture from Tropical Storm Eta caused widespread heavy rainfall yesterday across North Carolina.

Department of Transportation Receives $1.6 Million

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 11:08
Friday, November 13, 2020

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $1.6 million to reimburse the North Carolina Department of Transportation for Hurricane Florence-related road and culvert repair in Davidson and Rowan counties. 

Department of Transportation Receives $2.58 Million

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 11:05
Friday, November 13, 2020

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $2.58 million to reimburse the North Carolina Department of Transportation for Hurricane Florence-related road and culvert repair in Brunswick County. 

Department of Transportation Receives $3.18 Million

Fri, 10/23/2020 - 16:27
Friday, October 23, 2020

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $3.18 million to reimburse the North Carolina Department of Transportation for Hurricane Florence-related road and culvert repair in Wilson County.

Governor Cooper Announces Applications Open for New Rent and Utility Assistance Program

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 16:16
Thursday, October 15, 2020

Governor Roy Cooper announced today that applications are now being accepted for the N.C. Housing Opportunities and Prevention of Evictions (HOPE) Program, which will assist eligible low- and- moderate-income renters experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19.

State Emergency Response Commission to meet Friday, October 16

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 09:23
Thursday, October 15, 2020

The State Emergency Response Commission will meet via teleconference on Friday, Oct 16.
The meeting will be available via livestream at ncdps.gov/news-conference.

Major Disaster Declaration Granted for 15 North Carolina Counties Recovering from Hurricane Isaias

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 08:37
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

The White House and FEMA have granted Governor Roy Cooper’s Sept. 23 request for a major disaster declaration for 15 North Carolina counties that were hit hard by Hurricane Isaias.

Shakeout Earthquake Drill Scheduled for October 15

Thu, 10/08/2020 - 15:47
Thursday, October 8, 2020

One week from today is the annual ShakeOut earthquake drill.

Department of Transportation Receives $1.5 Million

Tue, 09/29/2020 - 16:55
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $1.5 million to reimburse the North Carolina Department of Transportation for Hurricane Florence-related road and culvert repair in Wayne County.

Governor Cooper Requests Federal Disaster Declaration to Help Recovery from Hurricane Isaias

Thu, 09/24/2020 - 17:28
Thursday, September 24, 2020

Yesterday, Governor Roy Cooper requested a major disaster declaration to help defray some of the costs for communities impacted by Hurricane Isaias. Read the request here.

Two Years After Hurricane Florence, $2 Billion Provided for N.C. Recovery

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 15:41
Monday, September 14, 2020

On Sept. 14, 2018, Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina and dumped as much as 30 inches of rain in some places. Catastrophic flooding caused extensive damage to homes and infrastructure in a large portion of the state. 

Department of Transportation Receives More Than $1.9 Million

Mon, 08/31/2020 - 14:56
Monday, August 31, 2020

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $1.9 million to reimburse the North Carolina Department of Transportation for debris removal costs following Hurricane Florence.

SBA grants Governor’s request for earthquake disaster declaration

Mon, 08/31/2020 - 08:22
Friday, August 28, 2020

The U.S. Small Business Administration today granted Gov. Roy Cooper’s request for a disaster declaration for homeowners and small businesses that suffered damage from a 5.1 magnitude earthquake centered near Sparta in Alleghany County on Aug. 9.

North Carolina search and rescue task force deploys to assist Louisiana after Hurricane Laura

Thu, 08/27/2020 - 14:32
Thursday, August 27, 2020

 A search and rescue task force from North Carolina deployed this morning to assist in the response to Hurricane Laura along the Gulf Coast. Answering a request from the State of Louisiana through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact, North Carolina is providing a task force of 41 responders.  

U.S. Small Business Administration Grants Governor Cooper’s Request for Disaster Declaration to Support Small Businesses and Homeowners

Fri, 08/21/2020 - 07:58
Thursday, August 20, 2020

The U.S. Small Business Administration granted Gov. Roy Cooper’s request for a disaster declaration for small businesses and homeowners facing damage from a tornado that struck as Hurricane Isaias passed through the state on Aug. 4. 

Governor Cooper Requests SBA Disaster Aid for Bertie and Neighboring Counties

Wed, 08/19/2020 - 17:27
Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Gov. Roy Cooper today signed and submitted a request to the U.S. Small Business Administration to grant a disaster declaration for Bertie and surrounding counties to provide low-interest disaster loans to residents and businesses who suffered losses from a tornado that struck as Hurricane Isaias passed through the state on Aug. 4.