News Releases for North Carolina Hurricane Floyd & Irene (DR-1292)

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Tuesday, November 30, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Because of Hurricane Floyd, North Carolina is due to receive millions of dollars from the federal government to spend on acquisition of primary residences to reduce costly damage of...
Friday, November 26, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) specialists will set up information centers at the Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouses in Rocky Mount and Washington next week to...
Friday, November 26, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- People who lost their homes to Hurricane Floyd and were assigned travel trailers as temporary housing are being asked to notify the state housing officer if they are not living in...
Friday, November 26, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Federal and state assistance to victims of Hurricane Floyd has topped the half-billion-dollar mark in money coming into the state through federal programs with less than three weeks...
Tuesday, November 23, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- State and local governments and private nonprofit agencies in North Carolina are seeking more than $79 million in federal assistance to help them recover from the costly damage...
Tuesday, November 23, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Thanksgiving holiday will be observed by Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster recovery employees on Thursday, Nov. 25. Disaster recovery centers, the FEMA help and...
Monday, November 22, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Ten communities in eastern North Carolina's flood disaster area will be visited by mobile demonstration vans Nov. 30 through Dec. 5 to offer tips on rebuilding damaged homes and...
Friday, November 19, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- With more than 3,600 North Carolinians displaced from their homes by Hurricane Floyd now living temporarily in travel trailers, state and federal officials plan special fire safety...
Friday, November 19, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- New hours of operation will go into effect Monday, November 22, for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster assistance application line and helpline. The new hours...
Friday, November 19, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Saying they had accomplished their mission, state and federal officials Friday announced plans to close five of the 21 recovery centers that have been answering questions and...
Friday, November 19, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- With the disaster assistance application deadline of Dec. 14 nearing, North Carolina this week may top the half-billion-dollar mark in money flowing in through federal programs. The...
Friday, November 19, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- A specially equipped Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mobile information center continues touring disaster-hit counties to show business and homeowners rebuilding methods...
Thursday, November 18, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Mobile disaster recovery centers are visiting four North Carolina communities to assist people and businesses that incurred losses in hurricanes Floyd and Irene.The center's...
Thursday, November 18, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Psychological effects of the winds and flooding from hurricanes Floyd and Irene may linger with North Carolina's children for months to come. The stress caused by a disaster can...
Tuesday, November 16, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- "Don't wait for the President to declare your state a disaster," Federal and state disaster officials caution. "Disaster aid will not cover all your flood losses."Disaster experts...
Tuesday, November 16, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency?s "rebuild the right way" information vans will be at Lowe?s Home Improvement Warehouses in New Bern and Morehead City for six days to show...
Tuesday, November 16, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Disaster relief is now available in Beaufort, Carteret, Craven, Dare, Hyde and Pamlico Counties for individuals, families and businesses affected by Hurricane Dennis.All that is...
Monday, November 15, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The emotional consequences of disasters, such as hurricanes Floyd and Irene, can be far-reaching and long lasting. Stress can surface in many forms and it often appears weeks or...
Monday, November 15, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Flood insurance has had a significant role in softening the impact of Hurricane Floyd on North Carolinians. The latest figures show that 2,247 policyholders under the National Flood...
Friday, November 12, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The deadline to register for federaland state disaster recovery assistance has been extended to Tuesday, December 14, for North Carolinians who suffered losses in Hurricanes Floyd...

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