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 25, 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 mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Transylvania County to assist those affected by Tropical Storm Frances and Hurricane Ivan. The FEMA Mobile Disaster Recovery van will be located in the parking lot behind the sheriff’s office and available Tuesday, September 28 through Thursday, September 30.
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 23, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- State and federal officials announce that the mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Macon County will continue to assist those affected by the severe storms, flooding and landslides from Hurricane Ivan through Sunday, September 26. The Macon County Community Facilities Building location will then transition to a temporary DRC on Monday, September 27 and remain open until further notice. Disaster Recovery Center hours and location are as follows:
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 21, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- State and federal officials announce the location of a mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Macon County to assist those affected by the severe storms, flooding and landslides from Hurricane Ivan. The Mobile Disaster Recovery Center hours and location are as follows: 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.

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