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Governor signs State of Emergency following Brunswick Tornado

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 10:59
Thursday, February 25, 2021

RALEIGH – Governor Roy Cooper has signed a State of Emergency following the tornado that struck near Ocean Isle Beach in Brunswick County on Feb. 15.

Department of Transportation Receives $1.98 Million for Hurricane Florence Repairs

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 16:23
Friday, February 19, 2021

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $1.98 million to reimburse the North Carolina Department of Transportation for road and culvert repairs after Hurricane Florence in Chatham, Lee and Randolph counties.

Governor Cooper Outlines Updates on Winter Storm and State COVID-19 Response

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 14:27
Thursday, February 18, 2021

Today, Governor Roy Cooper and Emergency Management Director Mike Sprayberry outlined impacts and response to today’s winter storm, including weather-related delays to vaccine distribution.

Power Outages Expected with Incoming Ice Storm

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 16:17
Wednesday, February 17, 2021

North Carolina residents should prepare today for the strong possibility of power outages due to an incoming winter storm that is forecast to arrive tonight. This storm will bring significant icing that’s likely to result in many fallen trees and power lines.

Governor Requests Federal Major Disaster Declaration After Flooding Caused by Tropical Storm Eta

Wed, 02/10/2021 - 15:29
Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Governor Roy Cooper has submitted a request to President Biden and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for a major federal disaster declaration to help with recovery after flooding caused by the remnants

FEMA Obligates $103 Million to North Carolina for COVID-19 Vaccination Costs

Mon, 02/01/2021 - 16:57
Monday, February 1, 2021

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has obligated $103 million to the State of North Carolina for costs for the COVID-19 vaccine mission.

Craven County Receives $1.7 Million for Emergency Generators

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 14:13
Wednesday, January 20, 2021

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $1.7 million to reimburse Craven County for the cost of permanent backup generators at critical facilities.

Lenoir County Added to Hurricane Isaias Disaster Declaration

Tue, 01/19/2021 - 17:19
Tuesday, January 19, 2021

One more North Carolina county is eligible to apply for federal disaster assistance to supplement state and local Hurricane Isaias recovery efforts.

St. Andrews University Receives $2.7 Million to Restore Liberal Arts Building Damaged by Hurricane Florence

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 16:15
Friday, January 15, 2021

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $2.7 million to reimburse St. Andrews University for restoration of the James L. Morgan Liberal Arts Building damaged by Hurricane Florence.

Department of Transportation Receives $2.14 Million for Hurricane Florence Repairs

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 16:11
Friday, January 15, 2021

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $2.14 million to reimburse the North Carolina Department of Transportation for road and culvert repairs after Hurricane Florence in Hoke and Scotland counties.

Department of Transportation Receives $5.3 Million for Madison and Cleveland County Storm Repairs

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 13:08
Wednesday, January 13, 2021

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $5.3 million to reimburse the North Carolina Department of Transportation for repairs resulting from severe storms and flooding in February 2020.

The grants include:  

Department of Transportation Receives $1.35 Million for Hurricane Florence Debris Removal

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 09:20
Tuesday, January 12, 2021

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $1.35 million to reimburse the North Carolina Department of Transportation for debris removal after Hurricane Florence in Anson, Cabarrus, Stanly and Union counties.

Governor Signs State Disaster Declaration for Flood Recovery After Tropical Storm Eta

Tue, 12/15/2020 - 17:37
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Today Governor Roy Cooper signed a state disaster declaration for Alexander County and the surrounding counties of Caldwell, Catawba, Iredell, and Wilkes, after heavy rains associated with

Department of Transportation Receives $1.72 Million for Hurricane Florence Repairs

Tue, 12/15/2020 - 11:51
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $1.72 million to reimburse the North Carolina Department of Transportation for Hurricane Florence-related road and culvert repairs in Johnston and Wilson counties.

Department of Transportation Receives $1.56 Million for Hurricane Florence Repairs

Mon, 12/14/2020 - 13:27
Monday, December 14, 2020

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $1.56 million to reimburse the North Carolina Department of Transportation for Hurricane Florence-related road and culvert repairs in Wayne County.

El Gobernador exhorta a los habitantes a prepararse para el clima invernal

Mon, 12/07/2020 - 09:59
Monday, December 7, 2020

La semana de preparación de preparación para el clima invernal corre del 6 al 12 de diciembre, por lo que el gobernador Roy Cooper exhorta a los habitantes de Carolina del Norte a que planifiquen y se preparen ahora, antes de que llegue el potencialmente peligroso clima invernal. 

Governor Encourages Residents to Prepare for Winter Weather

Mon, 12/07/2020 - 09:09
Monday, December 7, 2020

Winter Weather Preparedness Week is Dec. 6 - 12 and Governor Roy Cooper is encouraging North Carolinians to plan and prepare now, before potentially dangerous winter weather arrives. 

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.