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 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. -- 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.
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.

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How to Apply for Assistance

» Apply Online
» Call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) / 1-800-462-7585 (TTY)

» What is Disaster Assistance
» Individual Assistance
» Hazard Mitigation

 

Preliminary Damage Assessment

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