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NC Emergency Management to test new low-cost flood gauges

Emergency Management Press Releases - Mon, 13/08/2018 - 11:29 am
Monday, August 13, 2018

North Carolina Emergency Management has been selected by the U.S.

Johnston County to receive funds to elevate two flood prone homes

Emergency Management Press Releases - Mon, 13/08/2018 - 10:55 am
Monday, August 13, 2018

NC Emergency Management today announced that Johnston County will receive $288,223 in federal and state funds through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) to elevate two homes that were damaged by Hurricane Matthew’s floodwaters.

Outreach Growing to Help Hurricane Matthew Survivors Connect with Housing Recovery Assistance

Emergency Management Press Releases - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 9:25 am
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

North Carolina Emergency Management is using text messages and social media to reach survivors whose homes were impacted by Hurricane Matthew who still have not applied for housing recovery assistance.  The text messages and social media posts will inform people how to call 2-1-1 to apply for state or federal assistance through the Rebuild NC program.

New Outreach Effort Seeks to Help More Hurricane Matthew Survivors with Housing Recovery

Emergency Management Press Releases - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 9:52 am
Thursday, August 2, 2018

A new email outreach effort from North Carolina Emergency Management is reaching homeowners who were impacted by Hurricane Matthew to encourage them to apply for housing recovery program assistance.

Governor Cooper requests federal disaster declaration for Western North Carolina flooding and mudslides

Emergency Management Press Releases - Tue, 31/07/2018 - 2:35 pm
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Governor Roy Cooper sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting a major federal disaster declaration for 13 Western North Carolina counties tha

Eleven Pender County Homeowners to Receive Buyouts for Properties Flooded by Hurricane Matthew

Emergency Management Press Releases - Fri, 20/07/2018 - 2:19 pm
Friday, July 20, 2018

Eleven Pender County homeowners flooded by Hurricane Matthew will receive nearly $1.6 million in federal and state funds to buyout their storm damaged homes and move elsewhere, North Carolina Emergency Management announced today.

83 Lenoir County Homeowners to Receive Buyouts for Properties  Flooded by Hurricane Matthew

Emergency Management Press Releases - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 11:29 am
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Lenoir County will receive more than $7.9 million in federal and state funds to buyout eighty-three homeowners flooded by Hurricane Matthew, North Carolina Emergency Management announced today.

192 More Homeowners to Get Housing Help to Recover from Matthew

Emergency Management Press Releases - Fri, 06/07/2018 - 2:35 pm
Friday, July 6, 2018

More than 190 additional homeowners flooded by Hurricane Matthew will soon get $20.8 million in federal and state funds to buyout, elevate or reconstruct homes damaged by the storm, NC Emergency Management announced today.

Recovery Continues from Triad Tornado, Western Mudslides

Emergency Management Press Releases - Thu, 28/06/2018 - 1:27 pm
Thursday, June 28, 2018

RALEIGH – State efforts continue to help North Carolina recover from a tornado that hit Guilford and Rockingham counties in April and from heavy rains and mudslides that hit western counties in May.

11 More Homeowners to Get Housing Help to Recover from Matthew

Emergency Management Press Releases - Wed, 27/06/2018 - 5:40 pm
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

NC Emergency Management today announced that 11 homeowners across central and eastern North Carolina will soon receive $1.8 million in federal and state funds to acquire or reconstruct homes damaged by Hurricane Matthew.

21 More Homeowners to Get Housing Help to Recover from Matthew

Emergency Management Press Releases - Wed, 27/06/2018 - 10:24 am
Monday, June 11, 2018

NC Emergency Management today notified local officials in the city of Tarboro and in Halifax and Robeson counties that they will soon receive $2.6 million in federal and state funds to acquire or elevate 21 homes damaged by Hurricane Matthew. 

Three New Application Centers Open to Help North Carolinians Recover from Hurricane Matthew

Emergency Management Press Releases - Tue, 26/06/2018 - 8:48 am
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Three new Hurricane Matthew Housing Recovery Application Centers will open June 28 to help hurricane survivors whose homes were damaged by the devastating storm.

187 More Homeowners to Get Housing Help to Recover from Matthew

Emergency Management Press Releases - Mon, 25/06/2018 - 1:04 pm
Monday, June 25, 2018

Raleigh – Across central and eastern North Carolina, 187 homeowners will soon get $24.5 million in federal and state funds to acquire, elevate or reconstruct homes damaged by Hurricane Matthew, NC Emergency Management announced today.

North Carolinians with homes damaged by Hurricane Matthew urged to apply for help

Emergency Management Press Releases - Tue, 19/06/2018 - 3:19 pm
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Raleigh - North Carolinians whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Matthew should apply for help through application centers, state emergency management officials urged today.

64 More Homeowners to Get Housing Help to Recover from Matthew

Emergency Management Press Releases - Fri, 15/06/2018 - 1:32 pm
Friday, June 15, 2018

NC Emergency Management today announced  that 64 homeowners across central and eastern North Carolina soon will receive $8.5 million in federal and state funds to acquire, elevate or reconstruct homes damaged by Hurricane Matthew.

New flood gauges increase public safety, expand flood prediction capability

Emergency Management Press Releases - Wed, 13/06/2018 - 3:54 pm
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

RALEIGH – When river levels began rising last year after a late-April storm dumped five to eight inches of rain across North Carolina’s Piedmont, North Carolina Emergency Management warned community leaders along the Neuse River what day and time the river would crest a

Teams Assessing Damage in Western North Carolina

Emergency Management Press Releases - Tue, 05/06/2018 - 11:50 am
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

RALEIGH: State and federal emergency management experts are in western North Carolina to begin surveying destruction caused by last week’s torrential rains and mudslides to determine what help individuals and communities may need to recover, Governor Roy Cooper said Tuesday.

Incident management team returns from Hawaii

Emergency Management Press Releases - Mon, 04/06/2018 - 12:13 pm
Sunday, June 3, 2018

Members of a North Carolina incident management team that has been serving in Hawaii since May 19 returned home this weekend, and a larger team of 14 North Carolina emergency managers has replaced them. 

Governor Cooper to Visit Affected Western Counties Today

Emergency Management Press Releases - Thu, 31/05/2018 - 11:07 am
Thursday, May 31, 2018

While rains from Alberto are tapering off across western North Carolina, emergency officials are keeping a close watch on river and lake levels as the threat of flooding, landslides and mudslides remains significant.

Governor to Declare State of Emergency for Western Counties as Mudslides Close Roads, Prompt Evacuations in Several Communities

Emergency Management Press Releases - Wed, 30/05/2018 - 11:56 am
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Governor Roy Cooper will declare a State of Emergency for western North Carolina after heavy rains overnight prompted mudslides in multiple communities, closed portions of I-40 east of Asheville and triggered evacuations of Old Fort and a community near Lake Tahoma in McDowell County.

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