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North Carolina Hurricane Irene (DR-4019)

Incident period: August 25, 2011 to September 01, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 31, 2011


March 26, 2012 - News Release

RALEIGH, N.C. -- After Hurricane Irene struck last August, thousands of families were left temporarily homeless. Most have been able to repair and return to their homes, but for some, housing challenges remain.

March 1, 2012 - News Release

RALEIGH, N.C. -- In the six months since Hurricane Irene drenched the Tar Heel state, survivors and communities have received more than $160 million in state and federal disaster assistance. The work continues to help families and communities recover and rebuild.

December 2, 2011 - News Release

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Hurricane Irene survivors with questions about flood insurance claims have until Dec. 9, 2011 to call a toll-free hotline. The Hurricane Irene Flood Insurance Claims Hotline will be open from 7:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Dec. 3, and 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, through Friday, Dec. 9. The hotline number is 855-336-2002.

Geographic Information

Map of declared counties for [North Carolina Hurricane Irene (DR-4019)]

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 10,277 $37,279,694.48 $31,082,897.52 $6,196,796.96
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 02:03 (Updated daily)

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $88,163,746.41 $49,542,989.00 $35,878,805.41
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 08:04 (Updated daily)

Related Links

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • North Carolina, FEMA-4019-DR (PDF 21KB)