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

October 19, 2010
News Release
RALEIGH, 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 10 with today's addition of Brunswick, Jones, Pender and Pitt. Other counties previously designated for individual assistance are Beaufort, Bertie, Craven, Hertford, Onslow and Tyrrell.
October 16, 2010
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Two disaster recovery centers have opened in Tyrrell and Onslow counties to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by Tropical Storm Nicole. The new centers will be located in Columbia and Jacksonville. Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, North Carolina Division of Emergency Management and local agencies will be available to explain assistance programs and help survivors apply for disaster aid. The new centers will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday through Saturday.
October 15, 2010
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Tropical Storm Nicole survivors in Beaufort, Bertie, Craven, Hertford, Onslow and Tyrrell counties can now apply for federal disaster assistance. Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses and other programs to help recover from the effects of the disaster. This is how the process works:
October 15, 2010
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C.  – Two disaster recovery centers have opened in Bertie and Craven counties to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by Tropical Storm Nicole. The new centers will be located in Windsor and New Bern. Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, North Carolina Division of Emergency Management and other agencies will be available to explain assistance programs and help survivors apply for disaster aid. The new centers will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday through Saturday.
October 14, 2010
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for North Carolina. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:
October 14, 2010
News Release
WASHINGTON - The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Craig Fugate announced today that federal aid is available to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding, and straight-line winds associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole during the period of September 27 to October 1, 2010.

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