North Carolina Severe Storms, Flooding, and Straight-line Winds associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole (DR-1942)

Incident period: September 27, 2010 to October 1, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 14, 2010

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

November 9, 2010
News Release
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- Repairing or rebuilding a flood-damaged home? Working on ways to make your home more disaster-resistant? Have questions about flood insurance? Beginning Wednesday, Nov. 10, Federal Emergency Management Agency mitigation specialists will be at five Lowe's home improvement stores to provide advice and free publications to help North Carolinians rebuild safer and stronger and protect lives and property from damaging winds, flooding and other threats.
November 8, 2010
News Release
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- Flooding is one of the most common natural disasters in the United States. No one knows this better than eastern North Carolinians, who are now recovering from flooding caused by Tropical Storm Nicole. "Anywhere it rains, it can flood. You don't have to live near water to be at risk of flooding," says Ron Haltermon, FEMA National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) group supervisor for this disaster.
November 6, 2010
News Release
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- The Disaster Recovery Center serving Brunswick County will be open next week. It had been scheduled to close today, but state and federal disaster recovery officials determined there was still a need to reach North Carolinians in that area who suffered damages and loss as a result of Tropical Storm Nicole. The center location: BRUNSWICK COUNTYGovernment Complex Building G20 Referendum DriveBolivia, NC 28422
November 5, 2010
News Release
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C.  -- Residents of Camden, Martin, New Hanover and Washington counties who suffered damages during the severe storms and flooding caused by Tropical Storm Nicole will be able to get one-on-one information about federal and state disaster assistance programs at Disaster Recovery Centers next week. The centers are scheduled to be open Monday, Nov. 8, through Saturday, Nov. 13. They will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 11 for Veterans Day. Hours will be 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the following locations:
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.


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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • North Carolina, FEMA-1942-DR (PDF 18KB)
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