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

September 17, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Crisis counseling services are available to persons affected by Hurricane Irene. Counseling for all ages can be arranged by calling 866-451-7760 between 8 a.m. and midnight, seven days a week. Callers are referred to a specially trained counselor in their county to get help with stress and changes in behavior caused by the storm. Referral services and short-term intervention counseling are confidential.
September 16, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- A short-term disaster recovery center will open in Rodanthe on Hatteras Island at noon Saturday, Sept. 17, to help survivors with property damage and other setbacks from Hurricane Irene. Hours for the Dare County center are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., except Sunday, when it will be open 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. It will permanently close Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. The center is located at: Rodanthe Community Center23186 Myrna Peters RoadRodanthe, N.C. 27968
September 15, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina disaster recovery centers have new Sunday hours. Beginning Sunday, Sept. 18, all recovery centers will be open from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays. Operating hours for Monday through Saturday will continue to be 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, North Carolina Division of Emergency Management and other agencies are at the centers to explain assistance programs and help survivors apply for disaster aid.
September 14, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be in Kitty Hawk, New Bern and Greenville to provide free rebuilding information and answer questions on how to strengthen property against future storm damage. Advisors have suggestions and publications to help homeowners, renters and business owners protect against damaging winds, floods and fires. FEMA mitigation advisors will be available Sept. 19 to Sept. 25 at the following locations:
September 14, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Everyone receives a letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency after applying for disaster assistance. It explains where they are in the process, what to do next or how grant money should be spent.
September 14, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Vance County is now eligible for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Public Assistance program, which helps local governments recoup costs for storm response, debris removal and infrastructure damage. The Public Assistance program is open to state, local and tribal government agencies and certain private nonprofit organizations. Examples of eligible private nonprofit facilities are electric and water utilities, custodial care and medical organizations and educational institutions.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

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