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As Major Winter Storm Moves In, Gov. Cooper Urges North Carolinians to Complete Winter Storm Preparations

Sat, 08/12/2018 - 2:00 pm
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Today, as parts of North Carolina begin to feel the effects of a major winter storm, Governor Cooper is urging residents to quickly finish their storm preparations, be ready for power outages and plan to stay off the roads once conditions worsen. 

Governor Cooper Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Winter Storm

Sat, 08/12/2018 - 6:20 am
Friday, December 7, 2018

Governor Cooper today declared a State of Emergency for all 100 counties as North Carolina prepares for a major winter storm expected to hit the state starting Saturday.

Department of Commerce Declares NC Fishery Disaster Due to Hurricane Florence

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 5:37 pm
Friday, December 7, 2018

Today, US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross granted Governor Cooper’s request for a disaster declaration related to damage to North Carolina’s marine fishing industry in Hurricane Florence.

FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at Walmart Supercenter in Wilmington

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 4:14 pm
Friday, December 7, 2018

Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at the Walmart Supercenter in Wilmington Dec. 10 through Dec. 28, with the exception of Christmas Day.

FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at Walmart Supercenter in Southport

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 4:08 pm
Friday, December 7, 2018

Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at the Walmart Supercenter in Southport Dec. 10 through Dec. 28, with the exception of Christmas Day.

FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at Surf City Lowe’s in Hampstead

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 3:51 pm
Friday, December 7, 2018

Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at the Surf City Lowe’s in Hampstead from Dec. 10 through Dec. 28, with the exception of Christmas Day.

FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at Walmart in Clinton

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 3:45 pm
Friday, December 7, 2018

RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at the Walmart in Clinton Dec. 10 through Dec. 28, with the exception of Christmas Day.

Governor Cooper Urges North Carolinians to Get Ready Now for Winter Storm

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 1:00 pm
Friday, December 7, 2018

With much of North Carolina forecast to feel the effects of a major winter storm, Governor Roy Cooper is encouraging the public to be ready, as the State Emergency Response Team makes its preparations.

Disaster Recovery Centers in Six Counties to Close Permanently, Help Remains Available

Thu, 06/12/2018 - 4:18 pm
Thursday, December 6, 2018

As the Dec. 13 deadline to register for assistance approaches, disaster recovery centers in six counties will close their doors soon. The centers are currently open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. All are closed Sunday. 

One Week Left to Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance for Hurricane Florence

Thu, 06/12/2018 - 9:06 am
Thursday, December 6, 2018

Time is running out for survivors of Hurricane Florence to apply for federal disaster assistance. The deadline to apply for assistance from FEMA or for a low-interest loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration is 11:59 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.

Officials Tout Flood Insurance as Florence Payments Top a Half-Billion

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 3:37 pm
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

With federal flood insurance payments to North Carolinians for Hurricane Florence totaling over a half-billion dollars, officials are urging those who don’t have coverage to purchase it.

Disaster Recovery Centers in Duplin and Craven Counties to Close

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 3:05 pm
Monday, December 3, 2018

Disaster recovery centers in Wallace in Duplin County and Havelock in Craven County will soon close permanently. However, help is just a phone call or a mouse click away.

The Duplin County center is located at:

Disaster Recovery Centers to Change Hours of Operation Starting Dec. 3

Fri, 30/11/2018 - 8:58 am
Friday, November 30, 2018

State/FEMA disaster recovery centers will change their hours of operation beginning Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. The centers will operate from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturdays. All centers are closed on Sundays.

Columbus County Disaster Recovery Center Relocates, Will Close Permanently Dec. 5

Thu, 29/11/2018 - 3:57 pm
Thursday, November 29, 2018

The Columbus County disaster recovery center in Whiteville has moved. It will remain at the new location until it closes permanently at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 5.
The center is now located at:

Sampson County Disaster Recovery Center to Close

Thu, 29/11/2018 - 11:45 am
Thursday, November 29, 2018

The Sampson County disaster recovery center in Clinton will close permanently at 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1. However, help is just a phone call or a mouse click away.

Brunswick County Disaster Recovery Center to Close

Thu, 29/11/2018 - 11:05 am
Thursday, November 29, 2018

The Brunswick County disaster recovery center in Bolivia will close permanently at 6 p.m., Friday, Nov. 30. However, help is just a phone call or a mouse click away.

The Brunswick center is located at:

Pamlico County Disaster Recovery Center to Close

Thu, 29/11/2018 - 9:56 am
Thursday, November 29, 2018

The Pamlico County disaster recovery center in Grantsboro will close permanently at 6 p.m., Friday, Nov. 30. However, help is just a phone call or a mouse click away.

Two Weeks Remain to Apply for Florence Disaster Assistance

Thu, 29/11/2018 - 9:36 am
Thursday, November 29, 2018

If you are a North Carolina homeowner, renter or business owner who sustained property damage or loss caused by Hurricane Florence you have two weeks left to register for federal disaster assistance.

Bladen County Disaster Recovery Center to Close

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 3:10 pm
Tuesday, November 27, 2018

The Bladen County disaster recovery center in Elizabethtown will close permanently at 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 29. However, help is just a phone call or a mouse click away.