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 8, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Hurricane Irene survivors can get free advice on making structures more resistant to storms when specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are in Hampstead, Jacksonville and Wilmington Thursday, Nov. 10, through Tuesday, Nov. 15. Hazard mitigation specialists will be at: Pender CountyLowe’s Home Improvement106 Wilkes LaneHampstead, NC 28443 Onslow CountyHome Depot479 Western Blvd. (Hwy 17)Jacksonville, NC 28546
November 7, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Hurricane Irene survivors can get help with the SBA loan application process when the disaster recovery center in Manteo becomes an SBA disaster loan outreach center on Thursday, Nov. 10. Representatives of the Small Business Administration will be available at the center to assist survivors in completing their low-interest disaster loan applications and answer questions about the loan program. A Federal Emergency Management Agency specialist also will be available to answer questions about disaster assistance.
November 7, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Applicants who received a letter informing them they are ineligible for federal disaster assistance following Hurricane Irene may still be able to receive help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
November 4, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Students who attend North Carolina colleges or universities in areas impacted by Hurricane Irene may be eligible for federal disaster assistance. Their permanent residence does not need to be in any of the 38 designated counties to be eligible for assistance. However, property damages or losses must have occurred in the impacted areas.
November 4, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Using personal computers or smartphones, Hurricane Irene survivors can access Facebook, Twitter and YouTube sites maintained by North Carolina Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. These sites contain updates on disaster recovery and information on preparing for the next time disaster strikes. Survivors with Android and iPhone smartphones can download the FEMA app for free. The app contains important information on disaster preparation, safety tips, locations of disaster recovery centers and blog postings.
November 3, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Hurricane Irene survivors will continue to be served when the disaster recovery centers in Chocowinity, Grantsboro and New Bern become SBA disaster loan outreach centers on Monday, Nov. 7. Representatives from the Small Business Administration will be available at the centers to assist survivors in completing their low-interest disaster loan applications and answer questions about the loan program. Federal Emergency Management Agency staff will remain at the centers to help with disaster-related questions.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

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