North Carolina Hurricane Ivan (DR-1553)

Incident period: September 16, 2004 to September 23, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 18, 2004

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

September 30, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- State and federal officials announce that a mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Wilkes County will be available to assist those affected by the recent severe storms beginning Monday, October 4 through Wednesday, October 6 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Disaster Recovery Center hours and location are as follows:
September 29, 2004
News Release
Asheville, N.C. -- State and federal officials announced today that the six Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) located in North Carolina, for those affected by Tropical Storm Frances and Hurricane Ivan, will change hours of operations beginning Monday, October 4. The new hours will be 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The centers will be open this Sunday, October 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and then will close every Sunday beginning October 10. The DRC locations, by county, are:
September 28, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Federal disaster aid for individuals affected by Hurricane Ivan has been extended to include Alamance, Alleghany, Ashe, Caswell, Davidson, Forsyth, Graham, Guilford, Randolph, Rockingham, Stokes, Swain, and Wilkes counties, announced officials with the U. S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety’s Division of Emergency Management (CCPS-DEM).
September 28, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- State and federal officials announce that a mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Mecklenburg County is available to assist those affected by the severe storms experienced from Tropical Storm Frances or Hurricane Ivan. The mobile van opens at noon Tuesday, September 28. On Wednesday, September 29, hours will be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Saturday, October 2. Disaster Recovery Center hours and location are as follows:
September 27, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Five Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) located in North Carolina, for those affected by Tropical Storm Frances and Hurricane Ivan, will temporarily suspend operations until Tropical Storm Jeanne, presently tracking through North Carolina, moves through the state. North Carolina’s DRCs will close today, September 27, at 2 p.m. The locations, by county, are: Buncombe County Woodfin Volunteer Fire Department 20 New Street Woodfin, NC
September 26, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Officials of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety’s Division of Emergency Management (CCPS-DEM) announce the location of a temporary Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Avery County to assist those affected by Tropical Storm Frances or Hurricane Ivan.

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