North Carolina Tropical Storm Frances (DR-1546)

Incident period: September 7, 2004 to September 12, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 10, 2004

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

September 23, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Only ten days after Tropical Storm Frances struck the mountains of North Carolina, Hurricane Ivan brought even more destruction to some homeowners, renters and businesses.
September 22, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- State and federal officials announced the opening of a temporary Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Burke County to assist those with damages from Tropical Storm Frances and Hurricane Ivan. The temporary DRC will be available THURSDAY through MONDAY, September 23 to 27 at: Location: Morganton-Burke County Senior Center 501 N. Green St. Morganton, N.C. 28655Opening: Thursday, September 23, 2004 Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
September 22, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- State and federal officials announced the opening of a mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Robeson County to assist those affected by recent severe storms and flooding due to Tropical Storm Frances. The mobile DRC will be available FRIDAY through SUNDAY, September 24 to 26 at: Location:
September 21, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Local governments in 16 North Carolina counties are eligible for assistance for losses to infrastructure sustained from Tropical Storm Frances and Hurricane Ivan that affected North Carolina this month, according to officials of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and North Carolina Department of Crime Control Public Safety’s Division of Emergency Management (CCPS/DEM) Public Assistance Program.
September 21, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- As flood victims turn their energy and resources to cleaning up, repairing, and replacing their damaged property, trusting people with disrupted lives make an easy mark for con artists. Officials of the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the North Carolina Crime Control’s Division of Emergency Management (NCC-DEM) caution disaster victims that FEMA inspectors do not ask for personal information such as Social Security or bank account information.
September 20, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Federal disaster aid for individuals and business owners affected by Tropical Storm Frances has been extended to include the counties of Alexander, Bladen, Cabarrus, Catawba, Cleveland, Columbus, Cumberland, Gaston, Hoke, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Scotland, Robeson, and Union, according to officials of the U. S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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