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Governor Cooper Proclaims Hurricane Preparedness Week

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 09:55
Monday, May 10, 2021

Governor Roy Cooper has declared May 9-15 as Hurricane Preparedness Week, joining the national effort to make people more aware of the dangers of hurricanes and encouraging all North Carolinians to prepare for tropical weather. Hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30.

Kill Devil Hills Awarded $4.1 Million for Beach, Dune Renourishment after Hurricane Dorian

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 09:42
Wednesday, May 5, 2021

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $4,143,871 to help the Town of Kill Devil Hills renourish its beaches and restore dune plants and fencing destroyed by Hurricane Dorian in 2019. 

Nags Head Awarded $12.9 Million to Renourish Beaches Destroyed by Hurricane Dorian

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 09:37
Wednesday, May 5, 2021

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $12,918,220 to help Nags Head renourish its beaches and restore dune plants and fencing destroyed by Hurricane Dorian in 2019. 

Dare County Awarded $3.3 Million to Renourish Buxton Beach After Hurricane Dorian Damage

Fri, 04/30/2021 - 15:32
Friday, April 30, 2021

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $3,385,724 to help Dare County renourish the Buxton Beach shoreline, where Hurricane Dorian’s storms and waves in 2019 caused beach and dune erosion. 

NCDOT Awarded $1.3 Million for Road Repairs in Anson County

Fri, 04/30/2021 - 14:57
Friday, April 30, 2021

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $1,341,829 to reimburse the North Carolina Department of Transportation for road system repairs from Hurricane Florence damage in 2018.

Craven County Awarded $1.5 Million to Elevate 11 Properties Damaged by Hurricane Florence

Wed, 04/28/2021 - 17:14
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $1,549,420 to help Craven County elevate 11 residential structures that flooded after Hurricane Florence in 2018. 

Town of Duck Awarded $2.9 Million to Renourish Beaches Destroyed by Hurricane Dorian

Wed, 04/21/2021 - 15:27
Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $2,972,456 to help the Town of Duck renourish its beaches and replace dune plants destroyed by Hurricane Dorian in 2019. 

FEMA Awards $6.13 Million to Ruth’s Chapel Church for Damage from Hurricane Florence

Mon, 04/19/2021 - 22:35
Monday, April 19, 2021

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $6,133,495 to reimburse Ruth’s Chapel Free Will Baptist Church for floodwater damage to the main sanctuary and an education building after Hurricane Florence in September 2018. 

NCDOT Awarded $7.9 Million for Road Repairs in Harnett, Robeson and Stanly Counties

Mon, 04/19/2021 - 22:31
Monday, April 19, 2021

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $7,961,076 to reimburse the North Carolina Department of Transportation for road and bridge repairs in Harnett, Robeson and Stanly counties after Hurricane Florence in 2018.

New Hanover County Awarded $1.4 Million for Hurricane Isaías Debris Removal

Fri, 04/16/2021 - 13:08
Friday, April 16, 2021

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $1,459,270 to reimburse New Hanover County for debris removal costs from Hurricane Isaías last year. 

City of Wilmington Awarded $3.2 Million for Hurricane Isaías Debris Removal

Fri, 04/16/2021 - 12:58
Friday, April 16, 2021

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $3,239,775 to reimburse the City of Wilmington for debris removal costs from Hurricane Isaías last year. 

State Emergency Management/Office of Recovery & Resiliency Executive Director Planning to Retire

Fri, 04/16/2021 - 11:12
Friday, April 16, 2021

Public Safety Secretary Erik A. Hooks today announced the planned retirement of Michael A. Sprayberry, executive director of the N.C. Division of Emergency Management (NCEM) and the N.C. Office of Recovery and Resiliency (NCORR).

Town of Oak Island Awarded $10 Million for Emergency Measures for Hurricane Florence

Thu, 04/15/2021 - 16:16
Thursday, April 15, 2021

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $10,061,294 to help the Town of Oak Island with emergency expenses to protect its natural dune system and berms damaged by Hurricane Florence in 2018.

Dare County Awarded $5.7 Million to Renourish Beaches Damaged by Hurricane Florence

Thu, 04/15/2021 - 16:13
Thursday, April 15, 2021

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $5,782,866 to help Dare County restore the beaches and stabilize the dunes at Buxton that were damaged by Hurricane Florence in 2018.

Greensboro Community Vaccination Center to Pause Drive-Through Operations Saturday and Sunday for Severe Weather

Sat, 03/27/2021 - 12:38
Saturday, March 27, 2021

Due to the potential for severe weather today and tomorrow, the federally-supported Greensboro Community Vaccination Center at Four Seasons will stop drive-through vaccination operations at 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and resume drive-through vaccinations the following mornings at 8 a.m.

Department of Transportation Receives $2.39 Million for Hurricane Florence Repairs

Wed, 03/17/2021 - 17:29
Wednesday, March 17, 2021

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $2,392,008 to reimburse the North Carolina Department of Transportation for roadway repairs after Hurricane Florence in Robeson County.

Holden Beach Awarded $15.49 Million to Renourish Beaches Damaged by Hurricane Dorian

Wed, 03/17/2021 - 17:20
Wednesday, March 17, 2021

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $15,496,802 to help the Town of Holden Beach restore sand and vegetation on the Central Reach shoreline damaged by Hurricane Dorian in 2019.

Severe Weather Expected Across NC Thursday

Wed, 03/17/2021 - 17:09
Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Governor Roy Cooper reminds North Carolinians to make sure their families are prepared for the severe weather threatening a large portion of the state over the next 24 hours.

Governor Cooper Reminds North Carolinians to Prepare and Practice for Severe Weather

Mon, 03/08/2021 - 08:28
Friday, March 5, 2021

Governor Roy Cooper has declared March 7-13 Severe Weather Preparedness Week and urges North Carolinians to prepare and practice safety plans in case severe weather strikes.

$1.84 Million Approved to Acquire Flood-prone Properties, Minimize Disaster Damage in Brunswick County

Fri, 03/05/2021 - 17:57
Friday, March 5, 2021

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $1,841,634 to eliminate flood risks at certain repetitively damaged properties in Brunswick County following Hurricane Florence.