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North Carolina to Receive Additional Federal Funding for Hurricane Florence

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 16:29
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced that North Carolina has been allocated $206 million in long-term recovery money through the program known as Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR).

Governor Encourages Residents to Prepare Early for Winter Weather

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 16:16
Monday, December 2, 2019

Governor Roy Cooper has declared Dec. 1 - 7 as Winter Weather Preparedness Week and is encouraging North Carolinians to plan and prepare now, before potentially dangerous winter weather arrives. 

SBA Deadline for North Carolina Private NonProfit Organizations to Apply for Physical Damage Disaster Loans

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 14:21
Thursday, November 14, 2019

The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding eligible Private NonProfit organizations (PNPs) in North Carolina of the Dec. 3 deadline to submit disaster loan applications for physical damages caused by Hurricane Dorian on Sept. 1 – 9, 2019.

$4 Million Approved for Mold Remediation, Shelter at Craven County Schools

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 11:52
Friday, November 1, 2019

The State of North Carolina and FEMA are announcing more than $4.1 million to the Craven County Board of Education for Hurricane Florence-related costs. 

Help Still Available for Hurricane Dorian Survivors

Wed, 10/23/2019 - 16:07
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

North Carolina residents recovering from Hurricane Dorian have one more week to visit one of the four disaster recovery centers.

Twelve Counties Added to Hurricane Dorian Disaster Declaration

Wed, 10/23/2019 - 11:13
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

DURHAM, N.C.— Twelve more North Carolina counties are eligible to apply for federal disaster assistance to supplement state and local Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts. 

FEMA grants Governor Cooper’s request for federal disaster Public Assistance for more counties

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 11:27
Friday, October 18, 2019

Governor Cooper announced today that FEMA has approved his request to add 12 more counties to those eligible to receive reimbursements for Hurricane Dorian response and recovery expenses.

Governor signs state disaster declaration for Dorian affected counties

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 16:44
Thursday, October 17, 2019

Today Governor Roy Cooper signed a state disaster declaration for counties that suffered damages from Hurricane Dorian, making additional assistance available to residents there. “Today’s state disaster declaration will help North Carolinians recovering from Hurricane Dorian get vital assistance necessary to recover,” said Governor Cooper.

Hurricane Dorian Proof of Loss Deadline Approaches for Policyholders

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 12:20
Thursday, October 17, 2019

National Flood Insurance Program policyholders in North Carolina who had Hurricane Dorian damage have 60 days from their date of loss to file a Proof of Loss. 

FEMA remains committed to ensure policyholders receive every dollar their NFIP policy entitles them.

U.S. Small Business Administration Grants Governor Cooper’s Request for Disaster Declaration

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 14:44
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 See SBA's Disaster Declaration

Shake out, don’t freak out!

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 15:08
Wednesday, October 16, 2019

At 10:17 a.m.

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.