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

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Wednesday, October 6, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Federal and state assistance to North Carolina's hurricane disaster counties topped $40 million Wednesday with more than 8,000 checks sent directly to families that sustained losses...
Wednesday, October 6, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Specially equipped mobile information centers begin touring North Carolina's disaster-struck counties this week to give business and home owners an opportunity to learn rebuilding...
Tuesday, October 5, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- To accelerate the recovery process, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has increased to more than 400 the number of inspectors checking damaged properties in North...
Monday, October 4, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- As the federal-state disaster recovery effort gains momentum, a second mobile disaster recovery center will begin making rounds in three hard-hit eastern and central counties. The...
Monday, October 4, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The huge task of coordinating the removal of millions of cubic yards of debris left behind by hurricane Floyd has been launched in a state-federal plan that will collect and dispose...
Monday, October 4, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- More than $40 million in disaster assistance has been approved for North Carolina's 66 hurricane-ravaged counties. The number of residents seeking state and federal aid now is...
Sunday, October 3, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- People in 31 of North Carolina's federally declared disaster counties who have suffered losses and had their lives disrupted by Hurricane Floyd will be able to get free crisis...
Saturday, October 2, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Housing victims of Hurricane Floyd remains a top priority of the state-federal disaster recovery efforts ranging from a state program to provide travel trailers for temporary...
Saturday, October 2, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Disaster assistance to North Carolina's 66 hurricane-ravaged counties reached $35.7 million Saturday as the number of residents signing up for state and federal aid topped 50,000....
Friday, October 1, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- State and federal assistance to hurricane victims in North Carolina's 66 disaster counties totaled $34.4 million Friday, with the number of requests for aid approaching 50,000 and...
Friday, October 1, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The eighteenth state-federal disaster recovery center will open Monday at Lumberton in Robeson County, and a mobile recovery center will make stops in Bertie, Pitt, Pamlico and...
Wednesday, September 29, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Hurricane Floyd didn't just damage houses and farms, it put a lot of people out of work. Residents who are unemployed as a result of the disaster may be eligible for special federal/...
Wednesday, September 29, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Direct assistance to North Carolina's hurricane victims reached $5.3 million Wednesday as 45,805 residents sought disaster assistance over the toll-free telephone intake line, 1-800-...
Wednesday, September 29, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Free legal assistance to help low-income residents of North Carolina cope with legal questions related to Hurricane Floyd is now available. Volunteer members of the North Carolina...
Tuesday, September 28, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Registration for disaster assistance by North Carolina's hurricane victims continued to climb Tuesday, with 42,518 seeking state and federal aid over the toll-free telephone intake...
Sunday, September 26, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. In the first week of recovery operations for Hurricane Floyd more than 35,000 residents of North Carolina's 66 disaster counties registered for state and federal assistance and the...
Saturday, September 25, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- A state-federal disaster recovery center will open Monday at Snow Hill in Greene County, and a mobile center is scheduled for three stops in Halifax County during the week. The...
Friday, September 24, 1999 - 00:00
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is seeking volunteers from other federal agencies to help its more than 1,000 operators handle the crush of applications for disaster...
Thursday, September 23, 1999 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Renters, homeowners and business owners in the 66 North Carolina counties designated a major disaster area may find help through a variety of programs, federal and state officials...
Thursday, September 23, 1999 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Flooding spawned by Hurricane Floyd's 15 to 20-inch rains in eastern North Carolina have resulted in many questions about federal and state programs that provide direct grants to...

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