North Carolina Hurricane Isabel (DR-1490)
Incident period: September 18, 2003 to September 26, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 18, 2003
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
September 22, 2003
Raleigh, NC - A Disaster Recovery Center to help residents who suffered losses in Hurricane Isabel will open at the Beaufort County Department of Social Services Tuesday afternoon, state and federal disaster management officials said today. Hours of operation will be 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, and 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. beginning Wednesday. The center will be open daily until further notice. The Beaufort County Department of Social Services is located at 632 West 5th St. in Washington.
September 22, 2003
Raleigh, NC - As the federal-state disaster recovery effort continues to reach out to hurricane survivors with unmet needs, two mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will begin making rounds tomorrow, September 23, in Hyde and Tyrell counties. The mobile centers, staffed by North Carolina and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recovery specialists and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan officers, have telecommunication and network computer links to assist registrants and to provide updated information on applications already filed.
September 21, 2003
Raleigh, NC -- North Carolina residents who suffered damages resulting from Hurricane Isabel's rampage through the state last week should call the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) toll-free number to apply for assistance, state and federal officials said today. That number is 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). The number for speech and hearing impaired persons is 1-800-462-7585. Both numbers are operative 7 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week.
September 18, 2003
» Federal Aid For North Carolina Hurricane Recovery Washington, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reported today that President Bush has ordered the release of federal disaster funds and emergency resources to aid people devastated by Hurricane Isabel's assault on North Carolina this afternoon.
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|Edenton, NC, September 21, 2003 -- A home just north of town damaged by a tree felled by Hurricane Isabel. Photo by Mark Wolfe/FEMA News Photo||Kitty Hawk, NC, September 26, 2003 -- A house on the coast destroyed by Hurricane Isabel. Photo by Mark Wolfe/FEMA News Photo|