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North Carolinians advised to remain alert for hazardous weather conditions

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 16:06
Thursday, February 6, 2020

As a line of strong storms moves across the state today, many areas of North Carolina are experiencing dangerous weather conditions, including heavy rains, flooding and tornadoes.  These storms will move east toward the coast this afternoon and evening.

More than $5.5 Million Approved to New Hanover County

Fri, 01/31/2020 - 15:48
Friday, January 31, 2020

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved more than $5.5 million to reimburse New Hanover County for costs related to Hurricane Florence.

North Carolina engineers and architects deploy to help with Puerto Rico earthquake recovery

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 17:16
Wednesday, January 29, 2020

A team of structural engineers, architects and urban search and rescue team members from North Carolina traveled to Puerto Rico today to begin work assessing damaged homes and buildings after a series of earthquakes and aftershocks that have hit the island territory since late December.

Additional $32.7 Million Approved for New Bern

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 15:07
Friday, January 24, 2020

FEMA and the State of North Carolina are announcing more than $32.7 million to reimburse the City of New Bern for Hurricane Florence-related expenses.

Federal notice allows NC to move forward with Hurricane Florence recovery program

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 11:49
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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More Than $2.9 Million Approved to Restore Bald Head Island Beach

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 08:40
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

 The State of North Carolina and FEMA are announcing an additional $2.9 million to reimburse expenses to restore hurricane- and tropical storm-related beach damage. 

More than $1.7 Million Approved for Lumberton Debris Removal

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 11:25
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved an additional $1.7 million to reimburse the City of Lumberton for debris removal costs following Hurricane Florence. The approval brings the total to more than $4.4 million to reimburse the city for Hurricane Florence-related expenses.

Farmers in many North Carolina counties eligible for emergency loans after Hurricane Dorian 

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 08:27
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) has granted a primary agricultural disaster designation for 14 North Carolina counties for losses caused by Hurricane Dorian. 

More Than $1.6 Million Approved for Cumberland County Repairs

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 12:05
Monday, January 13, 2020

The State of North Carolina and FEMA are announcing more than $1.6 million to reimburse expenses to repair a Cumberland County landfill damaged during Hurricane Florence. 

Governor Cooper Statement on Announcement of Federal Funds for Princeville

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 12:04
Friday, January 10, 2020

On Thursday, it was announced that the US Army Corps of Engineers will allocate $39.6 million for the design and construction of a levee in Princeville, as the historic community continues to recover from unprecedented flooding during recent hurricanes.

State launches disaster recovery grant and loan programs to help local governments

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 11:47
Friday, January 10, 2020

The North Carolina Office of Recovery and Resiliency (NCORR) has opened a second application period for grants and zero-interest loans that are available to help local governments recovering from storms that hit the state during the past few years. 

Public Assistance Applicant Briefings for Bladen & Chowan

Tue, 12/17/2019 - 11:48
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 FEMA-4465-DR-NC
Hurricane Dorian
Disaster Declaration Date: 10/4/2019  
Declared Incident Period:  September 1-9, 2019

Hurricane Florence Infrastructure Recovery Tops One-Half Billion Dollars

Tue, 12/17/2019 - 09:44
Tuesday, December 17, 2019

More than $500 million has been approved to reimburse local governments, state agencies and certain private nonprofits across North Carolina with Hurricane Florence-related expenses.  

New cameras on Civil Air Patrol aircraft improve state’s search and rescue capability

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 08:40
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Two new cameras recently added to Civil Air Patrol aircraft in North Carolina are providing a significant improvement to the state’s aerial search capability.

Bladen and Chowan counties added to Federal Disaster Declaration for Hurricane Dorian

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 14:21
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The Federal Government has approved North Carolina’s request to add Bladen and Chowan counties to the disaster declaration for Hurricane Dorian.

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.