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FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at Walmart Supercenter in Lumberton

Mon, 31/12/2018 - 8:20 am
Monday, December 31, 2018

Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at the Walmart Supercenter in Lumberton Jan. 2 through Jan. 18, 2019.

Registration Deadline Passes but FEMA is Still Here to Help North Carolina Survivors

Thu, 27/12/2018 - 9:08 am
Thursday, December 27, 2018

The deadline for registering with FEMA has passed, but that does not mean FEMA is leaving. FEMA continues working with North Carolina Emergency Management to help survivors and communities recover.

ReBuild NC to Host Additional Outreach Events to assist Hurricane Matthew Impacted Homeowners

Wed, 19/12/2018 - 10:07 am
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The ReBuild North Carolina Program has announced additional dates of outreach events, occurring over the coming months, to assist homeowners who sustained damage from Hurricane Matthew complete their program application for recovery aid.

Apply for Hurricane Florence Recovery Help By December 19 Deadline, Gov. Cooper Urges

Wed, 19/12/2018 - 8:31 am
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

North Carolinians who suffered damage from Hurricane Florence have until 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, December 19 to register for federal disaster assistance.

Disaster Recovery Center in New Hanover County to Close, Help Remains Available

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 9:09 am
Monday, December 17, 2018

The New Hanover County disaster recovery center in Wilmington will close permanently at 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20. However, help is just a phone call or a mouse click away.
The New Hanover center is located at:

Wednesday is the Final Day to Register for Federal Disaster Assistance

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 8:55 am
Monday, December 17, 2018

North Carolina survivors of Hurricane Florence have until 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018 to register for assistance from FEMA or apply for a low-interest loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Seven More Counties Now Able to Provide Temporary Jobs for Hurricane Florence Recovery

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 2:15 pm
Friday, December 14, 2018

Seven additional counties are now eligible to participate in the temporary employment program that puts North Carolinians to work on recovery efforts in areas affected by Hurricane Florence, N.C. Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced today.

NC Survivors of Hurricane Florence Now Have Until Dec. 19 to Apply for Federal Assistance

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 4:19 pm
Thursday, December 13, 2018

The deadline for North Carolinians to register for disaster assistance has been extended one week to 11:59 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. FEMA granted the extension at the request of Gov. Roy Cooper.

Deadline to Register for Federal Hurricane Florence Assistance Extended to Dec. 19

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 3:24 pm
Thursday, December 13, 2018

Governor Cooper Urges North Carolinians to Apply with FEMA Right Away

FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at Walmart Supercenter in Pembroke

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 8:43 am
Thursday, December 13, 2018

Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at the Walmart Supercenter in Pembroke from Dec. 17 through Dec. 31, with the exception of Christmas Day.

Thursday is the Last Day to Apply for Florence Disaster Assistance from FEMA, SBA

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 1:28 pm
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Time is almost up for survivors of Hurricane Florence to register for federal disaster assistance. The current deadline to apply for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or for low-interest loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is Thursday, Dec.

Governor Cooper Reminds Drivers that Winter Danger is Not Over

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 12:28 pm
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

As the weather warms today, North Carolina’s interstates and major highways are returning to normal, but many secondary roads and neighborhood streets are still treacherous. Governor Roy Cooper urged people to be remain cautious if venturing out onto the roadways.

Thursday is the Last Day to Apply for Florence Disaster Assistance

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 11:37 am
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

North Carolina survivors of Hurricane Florence have until 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 to register for assistance from FEMA or apply for a low-interest loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Gov. Cooper Encourages Public to Remain Vigilant Due to Remaining Snow and Ice in Some Areas of North Carolina

Mon, 10/12/2018 - 1:02 pm
Monday, December 10, 2018

With some portions of North Carolina receiving up to 20 inches of snow and ice, Governor Roy Cooper is encouraging the public to remain cautious as cold temperatures will result in refreezing.

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.