North Carolina Hurricane Irene (DR-4019)
Incident period: August 25, 2011 to September 1, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 31, 2011
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
November 17, 2011
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Hurricane Irene survivors with questions about flood insurance claims have a few more days to call a toll-free hotline. The Hurricane Irene Flood Insurance Claims Hotline will cease operation at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23. The hotline number is 855-336-2002. After the hotline closes, National Flood Insurance Program policy holders should call their insurance agent or carrier if they have questions about their claim.
November 16, 2011
RALEIGH, N.C. -- With only two weeks remaining to register, Hurricane Irene survivors have received more than $64.2 million in state and federal disaster assistance. Approximately 34,400 survivors have contacted the Federal Emergency Management Agency for help or information regarding disaster assistance. Many people have sought housing assistance from FEMA because their primary home has been damaged or destroyed. Other callers may have been interested in disaster unemployment assistance, crisis counseling or legal aid.
November 16, 2011
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Hurricane Irene survivors have until 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, to visit SBA disaster centers in eastern North Carolina. After Friday, survivors can still get help by calling the SBA Disaster Customer Service Center toll-free number: 800-659-2955 or (TTY) 800-877-8339. Help is also available by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by going online at www.sba.gov.
November 15, 2011
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be in Jacksonville, Wilmington and Wilson Thursday, Nov. 17, through Monday, Nov. 21, to offer free advice on making structures more resistant to storms. Hazard mitigation specialists will be at these locations: Onslow CountyHome Depot479 Western Blvd. Hwy 17Jacksonville, NC 28546 New Hanover CountyHome Depot210 Eastwood Rd.Wilmington, NC 28403
November 14, 2011
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Hurricane Irene survivors with flood insurance claims in North Carolina have until Nov. 23 to file Proof of Loss with the insurance company that issued them a National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Standard Flood Insurance Policy.
November 9, 2011
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Businesses of all sizes in North Carolina disaster-designated counties that suffered damage or loss because of Hurricane Irene need to know they can apply for low-interest disaster loans. The Small Business Administration, a federal partner with the Federal Emergency Management Agency in disaster recovery, can make loans to homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes and private, nonprofit organizations to repair or replace damaged property.