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FEMA Approves $2.3 Million for Emergency Protective Measures at St. Andrews University

Emergency Management Press Releases - Mon, 22/04/2019 - 12:14 pm
Monday, April 22, 2019

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $2.3 million to reimburse St. Andrews University in Laurinburg for emergency protective measures taken following Hurricane Florence.

Severe Weather Safety in Mobile Homes or RVs

Emergency Management Press Releases - Mon, 22/04/2019 - 8:42 am
Monday, April 22, 2019

RALEIGH, N.C. – Severe weather is expected in parts of the state beginning at noon today. If you live in a mobile home or recreation vehicle, take precautions. 

FEMA Approves Nearly $1.7 Million to Repair Damage to Onslow Memorial Hospital

Emergency Management Press Releases - Thu, 18/04/2019 - 8:45 am
Thursday, April 18, 2019

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved nearly $1.7 million to repair damage to Onslow Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville as a result of Hurricane Florence.

Now is the Time to Prepare for Hurricane Season

Emergency Management Press Releases - Wed, 17/04/2019 - 5:42 pm
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Hurricane season begins June 1. Taking steps now to prepare your family, home and business can make a big difference:

North Carolina Extends STEP Program to Repair More Homes Damaged by Hurricane Florence

Emergency Management Press Releases - Tue, 16/04/2019 - 11:10 am
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

More families will soon be able to return home while they work to rebuild from Hurricane Florence thanks to an extension of a program to provide partial housing repairs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

FEMA Approves $17.5 Million for City of Wilmington Debris Removal

Emergency Management Press Releases - Tue, 16/04/2019 - 8:43 am
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $17.5 million to reimburse the City of Wilmington for debris removal following Hurricane Florence.

Governor Cooper Announces $12.2 Million Grant for Crisis Counseling for Hurricane Florence Survivors

Emergency Management Press Releases - Fri, 12/04/2019 - 12:28 pm
Friday, April 12, 2019

RALEIGH - North Carolina will receive a $12.2 million grant to expand crisis counseling services to Hurricane Florence survivors in 28 counties, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. 

FEMA Approves $5.7 Million for Carteret County Debris Removal

Emergency Management Press Releases - Thu, 11/04/2019 - 1:09 pm
Thursday, April 11, 2019

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved nearly $5.7 million to reimburse Carteret County for debris removal following Hurricane Florence.

Governor Cooper Announces $12 Million Grant to Fight Opioid Epidemic in NC

Emergency Management Press Releases - Tue, 09/04/2019 - 10:41 am
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

RALEIGH: North Carolina will receive a $12 million grant to continue its fight against the opioid epidemic, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The funds will be used for prevention, access to treatment and improved linkages to care. 

More than $7 Million in Hurricane Florence Assistance Goes to Fishermen

Emergency Management Press Releases - Fri, 05/04/2019 - 10:50 am
Friday, April 5, 2019

More financial relief is on the way to North Carolina commercial fishermen hit hard by Hurricane Florence, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The checks are part of $11.6 million being distributed by the N.C.

STEP Program Completes Repairs to More Than 2,100 Damaged Homes

Emergency Management Press Releases - Thu, 04/04/2019 - 10:26 am
Thursday, April 4, 2019

The Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power (STEP) program is concluding this week after completing partial repairs to the homes of 2,183 Hurricane Florence survivors in 12 counties.

Nearly $1.4 Billion in Hurricane Recovery Funds Approved Six Months After Michael

Emergency Management Press Releases - Thu, 04/04/2019 - 9:33 am
Thursday, April 4, 2019

Six months after Hurricane Michael’s historic landfall on the Florida Panhandle, federal funds totaling nearly $1.4 billion have been approved for recovery in Florida and Georgia.

Water rescue teams to train in large-scale flood rescue exercise

Emergency Management Press Releases - Fri, 29/03/2019 - 8:24 am
Friday, March 29, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY

What:  State and international water rescue teams using boats and aircraft will train in a large-scale flood rescue exercise centered around Lake James and the Catawba River near Morganton.

Who:  Numerous water and air rescue teams from North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and Connecticut in addition to international teams from Canada, Mexico, Ecuador, Chile and the United Kingdom

Volunteers Are Vital in Filling Unmet Needs After a Disaster

Emergency Management Press Releases - Thu, 28/03/2019 - 3:53 pm
Thursday, March 28, 2019

DURHAM, N.C. – North Carolina is no stranger to disasters: Since 2010, the state has received eight federal disaster declarations with losses totaling more than $55 billion, according to NOAA and Governor Roy Cooper’s office.

FEMA Approves $1.5 Million for Electric Cooperative in North Carolina

Emergency Management Press Releases - Wed, 27/03/2019 - 11:20 am
Wednesday, March 27, 2019

DURHAM, N.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved nearly $1.5 million to reimburse the Randolph Electric Membership Corporation in Asheboro for damage to its electrical system following Hurricane Florence.

Flood Insurance Makes Sense No Matter Where You Live

Emergency Management Press Releases - Thu, 21/03/2019 - 3:45 pm
Thursday, March 21, 2019

According to the State of North Carolina, 40,000 miles of waterways flow through the state, including 50 rivers, which is part of the reason why flooding ranks as the state’s second most common natural hazard. No matter where you live in the state, water and the risk of flooding are nearby.

$16.5 Million Awarded to Local Governments for Hurricane Recovery Work

Emergency Management Press Releases - Thu, 21/03/2019 - 12:28 pm
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Eleven towns, cities and counties working to recover from Hurricane Florence have been awarded more than $16.5 million in grants and no-interest loans, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Six Months After Florence Made Landfall, North Carolina Continues Work to Rebuild

Emergency Management Press Releases - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 1:45 pm
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Six months after Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina, storm survivors are getting help to recover and work is underway to make homes, businesses and infrastructure more resilient.

ReBuild NC Application Center in Wayne County to Relocate March 11

Emergency Management Press Releases - Mon, 11/03/2019 - 1:33 pm
Monday, March 11, 2019

Beginning today, the ReBuild NC Application Center in Wayne County has been relocated. The new Wayne County Application Center is located in Goldsboro at 210 Dixie Trail. Hours of operation will remain the same; the center is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.

FEMA Approves $3.9 Million for Pender County Debris Removal

Emergency Management Press Releases - Tue, 05/03/2019 - 2:33 pm
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $3.9 million to reimburse Pender County for removal of debris following Hurricane Florence.

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