North Carolina Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1969)

Incident period: April 16, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 19, 2011

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

May 13, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Disaster Recovery Centers in Bertie, Bladen and Lee counties will continue to operate for one more week and then close at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 21. "Our disaster recovery center operations are adjusting hours and locations to serve areas where a need is identified," said Doug Hoell the state's Director of Emergency Management.?
May 13, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- A mobile Disaster Recovery Center will be open in Halifax County for three days next week for those needing help because of severe weather last month. Hours will be noon to 7 p.m. Monday, May 16, and 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, May 17 and 18. T.J. Davis Rec Center400 E. 6th St.Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
May 12, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- State and federal disaster assistance is bringing needed financial help to homeowners, renters and business owners who suffered damage or loss as a result of the April 16 severe storms and tornadoes.  But state and federal emergency management officials are urging storm survivors to use disaster funds wisely and only for their intended purpose.
May 11, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- People in 19 North Carolina counties who sustained losses from the storms and tornadoes that struck on April 16 can speed the process of getting state and federal disaster assistance with these tips: Register and File
May 11, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Disaster Recovery Centers in Greene, Harnett, Johnston, Pitt and Sampson counties will close at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 14. “We extended the Saturday hours in Pitt and Sampson counties so we can be absolutely sure that folks in those two counties have a chance to get help,” said Doug Hoell, the state’s Director of Emergency Management. 
May 11, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. --Safe-rebuilding specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be in Fayetteville, Jacksonville and Raleigh for several days to provide free rebuilding information and answer questions about how to strengthen property. “Home and business owners could save a lot of time and money if they strengthen their property during a major overhaul,” said Mike Bolch, federal coordinating officer for FEMA in North Carolina.  “We have several proven measures for property owners to consider.” FEMA mitigation advisors will be at the following locations:

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