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

December 13, 1999
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- HURRY. HURRY. There may be 12 shopping days left until Christmas, but there's only one day left for those who suffered losses from Hurricanes Floyd or Irene to apply for federal and state assistance. After 6 p.m. tomorrow - Dec. 14 - it'll be too late.
December 10, 1999
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Nearly three months after two successive hurricanes inundated much of eastern North Carolina, federal and state assistance to its 66 disaster-declared counties has reached $698.4 million.Led by spending for direct assistance to individuals and families, reimbursement to the state and local governments for infrastructure damage and loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), assistance is going out at an average rate of $8 million a day.
December 9, 1999
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- After facing successive hurricanes Dennis, Floyd and Irene and the accompanying downpours and flooding, 1999 was a year in which North Carolinians found themselves caught in flood-repair, flood-repair, flood-repair cycle.
December 9, 1999
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Residents of disaster counties who are facing eviction or mortgage foreclosure as a result of Hurricanes Floyd or Irene should see whether they qualify for mortgage and rental assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). To qualify for the program, applicants need to prove the following:
December 9, 1999
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The North Carolina Emergency Management Division is helping communities reduce the impact of disasters through its Hazard Mitigation Planning Initiative (HMPI). This effort will help communities include hazard mitigation principles in day-to-day decision-making of local governments. The development of local hazard mitigation plans will reduce the loss of life and property due to natural hazards.
December 9, 1999
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- There's not much time left - only one more week for people who suffered losses during Hurricanes Floyd and Irene to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for federal and state disaster assistance. The application period closes next Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m. After that date, it will be too late.

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