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November 5, 2010
News Release
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. --  Residents in eastern North Carolina have received more than $3.7 million in federal and state grants and loans in the past three weeks to help them recover from severe storms and flooding caused by Tropical Storm Nicole. “Our state Emergency Management, FEMA and U.S. Small Business Administration staffs have been working together closely for the past month to help affected homeowners, renters, businesses and nonprofit organizations of all sizes recover from the flooding,” said N.C. Emergency Management Director Doug Hoell. To date:
November 5, 2010
News Release
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. – State and federal disaster assistance is bringing needed financial help to homeowners, renters and business owners in 14 counties who suffered damages as a result of Tropical Storm Nicole. However, those payments come with some words of advice from the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management and Federal Emergency Management Agency: Use disaster funds wisely and only for their intended purpose. To date, disaster grants and loans totaling more than $3 million have been approved.
November 3, 2010
News Release
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- Mold in flood-damaged houses can cause health problems if it is not eliminated. People with asthma, allergies and other breathing conditions may be more sensitive to mold, and people with immune suppression are more susceptible to mold infections, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.
November 3, 2010
News Release
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- Disaster Recovery Centers in eight counties will close at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6. Until then, hours are 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. every day. Survivors of the severe storms and flooding from remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole who have questions are urged to visit the centers before they close to meet one-on-one with recovery specialists about specific disaster-related needs.
November 2, 2010
News Release
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- People affected by the severe storms and flooding from Tropical Storm Nicole can now call a toll-free helpline for legal help on disaster-related issues. To reach Disaster Legal Services call 1-800-662-7407. The helpline is a joint effort of the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (YLD) and the North Carolina Bar Association.
November 1, 2010
News Release
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- People who need information about how to rebuild safer and stronger after  a flood can find free brochures and in-person advice at home improvement stores this week. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mitigation specialists are in North Carolina assisting residents who suffered damages as a result of the severe storms and flooding from Tropical Storm Nicole.
November 1, 2010
Disaster Federal Register Notice
November 1, 2010
News Release
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- Since President Obama's Oct. 14 disaster declaration for North Carolina, more than 2,800 people in 10 designated counties have registered for disaster assistance and more than $2.8 million has been approved in grants for housing assistance and other needs assistance. Free Advice On Rebuilding Safer And Stronger Get in-person advice at home improvement stores this week.
November 1, 2010
News Release
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- Four additional counties have been designated for disaster assistance as part of North Carolina's federal disaster declaration, according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. This announcement brings the total number of counties designated for Individual Assistance to 14 with today's addition of Camden, Martin, New Hanover and Washington counties. Other counties previously designated for individual assistance are Beaufort, Bertie, Brunswick, Craven, Hertford, Jones, Onslow, Pender, Pitt and Tyrrell.
November 1, 2010
News Release
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. – A Disaster Recovery Center is coming to Pitt County to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by Tropical Storm Nicole. The center will be open Wednesday, Nov. 3, through Friday, Nov. 5, in Ayden at the following location: Gardnerville Volunteer Fire Department9521 County Home RoadAyden, NC 28513 Hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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