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 2, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- At the request of Gov. Beverly Perdue and Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin, the National Flood Insurance Program will reinspect some flood insurance claims resulting from Hurricane Irene in North Carolina. The inspections will begin immediately. In addition, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is asking policy holders who have questions or concerns about their claims to call a special toll-free flood insurance hotline: 855-336-2002. Specialists will take information; policy holders can expect a response from their insurance company within 72 hours.
November 1, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be in Benson, Jacksonville and Wilmington on Thursday, Nov. 3, through Tuesday, Nov. 8, to provide free information on making structures more resistant to storms. Advisors have suggestions and publications to help homeowners, renters and business owners protect their properties against damaging winds, floods and fires. The locations are:
October 28, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- In the two months since Hurricane Irene struck North Carolina, more than $54 million in state and federal aid has been approved to assist recovery across the 38 counties designated for individual assistance in the disaster declaration.
October 26, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Renters who lost their place to live and personal property because of Hurricane Irene’s impact in North Carolina may be eligible for state and Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster grants to help them recover from the storm. The only way to find out what help is available is to call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-3362 (TTY 800-462-7585) or go online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov. Smartphone and tablet users can connect at m.fema.gov.
October 25, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be in Jacksonville, Smithfield and Wilmington Thursday, Oct. 27, through Tuesday, Nov. 1, to provide free information on making structures more resistant to storms. Advisors have suggestions and publications to help homeowners, renters and business owners protect their properties against damaging winds, floods and fires. FEMA advisors will be available the same hours at all three locations: Thursday through Monday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
October 25, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- This year’s Sweet Potato Festival in Snow Hill will have an extra feature: a wooden model house that can help save lives during storms.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

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