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 14, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- A short-term disaster recovery center will open in Tarboro at noon Thursday, Sept. 15, to help survivors with property damage and other setbacks from Hurricane Irene. Hours for the Edgecombe 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 Monday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. The center is located at: Edgecombe County Administration Building201 Saint Andrew St.Tarboro, N.C. 27886
September 13, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Due to demand in the area, the disaster recovery center in Buxton on Hatteras Island will be open three additional days to help those with property damage or other setbacks caused by Hurricane Irene. The Buxton center will continue its 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. operating hours and will close Friday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. The center is located at The Fessenden Center, 46830 Highway 12, Buxton, N.C. 27920.
September 13, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- More than two weeks after Hurricane Irene struck North Carolina, almost $12 million in state and federal aid has been approved to help those affected by the storm. More than 17,000 survivors have contacted the Federal Emergency Management Agency for help or information regarding disaster assistance. Many people are seeking housing assistance from FEMA because their primary home has been lost or damaged.
September 12, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Survivors whose primary home sustained damage from Hurricane Irene in the counties designated for federal disaster assistance may be eligible for temporary rental assistance. In order to qualify for this program, survivors must first register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Currently survivors may be eligible for:
September 12, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- A disaster recovery center has opened in Lenoir County to help those with property damage and other setbacks from Hurricane Irene. The Lenoir County center is open daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. until further notice at: Cooperative Extension Service Center1791 Pink Hill Road (Highway 11/55 South)Kinston, N.C. 28504
September 11, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Disaster recovery centers have opened in Currituck and Dare counties to help those with property damage and other setbacks from Hurricane Irene. The Currituck County center is open daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. until further notice at: Cooperative Extension Center120 Community WayBarco, N.C. 27917 A short-term center in Dare County will be open through Sept. 13, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at: The Fessenden Center46830 Highway 12Buxton, N.C. 27920

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