North Carolina Severe Storms, Flooding, and Straight-line Winds associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole (DR-1942)
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
December 6, 2010
RALEIGH, N.C. -- There is just one week remaining to register for disaster assistance for losses suffered as a result Tropical Storm Nicole.
November 19, 2010
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- Five weeks after the federal disaster declaration for Tropical Storm Nicole, nearly $5.6 million in assistance has flowed to residents in 14 eastern North Carolina counties. Of that figure:
November 16, 2010
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- While state-federal Disaster Recovery Centers – the most visible aspect of the response – closed on Saturday, Federal Emergency Management Agency staff is still in eastern North Carolina, working with state and local emergency managers to assist people who were affected by Tropical Storm Nicole. FEMA's telephone Helpline is still available seven days a week so that North Carolinians can register for federal assistance, learn the status of their application or get help understanding correspondence they receive from FEMA.
November 12, 2010
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- Eastern North Carolina residents have received more than $5.1 million in federal and state grants and loans during the past four weeks to help them recover from severe storms and flooding caused by Tropical Storm Nicole. “All remaining Disaster Recovery Centers are closing tomorrow, but disaster assistance is still available to eligible homeowners and renters who register by Dec. 13 with the Federal Emergency Management Agency,” State Emergency Management Director Doug Hoell said.
November 11, 2010
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- Disaster Recovery Centers that have been helping North Carolinians recover from Tropical Storm Nicole will close after this week. "Nearly 2,900 people have visited Disaster Recovery Centers in 14 counties since the first center opened the day after President Obama's disaster declaration," state Emergency Management Director Doug Hoell said.
November 10, 2010
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- Weather happens. Sometimes it's severe enough to be a disaster, like the flooding and wind damage Tropical Storm Nicole caused in eastern North Carolina. You can take steps before the next disaster to protect your family and minimize property damage. It's called "hazard mitigation."
Incident period: September 27, 2010 to October 1, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 14, 2010