North Carolina Hurricane Floyd & Irene (DR-1292)

Incident period: September 15, 1999 to November 2, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 16, 1999

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

March 6, 2000
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- When the deadline passed last Tuesday evening for registering for federal and state assistance for recovery from Hurricanes Floyd and Irene and their attendant floods, 87,290 eastern North Carolinians who had suffered losses had signed up for help.The registration period was open 167 days from the date the President declared 66 of the state's counties major disaster areas on September 16, 1999.
February 24, 2000
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The last of the 19 fixed-site and three mobile disaster recovery centers set up by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) last September and October to assist those affected by Hurricanes Floyd and Irene will close at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 29.
February 22, 2000
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The end of the month is the end of the line for people who still have not registered for state and federal programs to aid them in recovery from Hurricanes Floyd and Irene and the subsequent flooding. In just one week, on Tuesday, February 29, the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) recovery Hotline is scheduled to top accepting applications for the entire range of federal and state programs designed to help people ut their lives on the road to normalcy following a natural disaster.
February 18, 2000
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- After flat-lining at just under 100 applications per day for nearly three weeks, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) registrations for recovery assistance from Hurricane Floyd and the subsequent floods spiked Thursday at 655. There have been more than 1800 new registrations this week, leading FEMA, at the state's request, to extend the application deadline to Tuesday, February 29.
February 18, 2000
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Anyone who has previously registered for state or federal disaster assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recovery Hotline does not need to re-register to qualify for the special state-funded disaster help programs, recovery officials emphasized today.
February 17, 2000
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Spurred by a surge in first-time registrations and acting on a request from North Carolina officials, the Federal Emergency Management Agency today extended, for the fourth time, the deadline for applying for federal/state assistance to aid in the recovery from the 1999 hurricanes and floods. The new deadline is at the close of the business day on Tuesday, February 29.

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