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

October 14, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- More than $44.6 million in state and federal aid has been approved to help speed recovery across the 38 North Carolina counties designated for individual assistance in the presidential disaster declaration following Hurricane Irene.
October 14, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina survivors of Hurricane Irene with questions about flood insurance claims can now find help by calling a new toll-free hotline. The Hurricane Irene Flood Insurance Claims Hotline is open to help North Carolina residents in the 38 counties included in the presidential disaster declaration following Hurricane Irene. The hotline number is 855-336-2002. The hotline is staffed by flood insurance claims specialists from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday through Nov. 23.
October 13, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Even though disaster recovery centers are closing as North Carolina recovers from Hurricane Irene, help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency is still just a telephone call away. North Carolina residents who sustained disaster-related losses can talk one-to-one with knowledgeable FEMA recovery specialists about ongoing disaster-related needs and questions. Help is available seven days a week in most languages by calling FEMA’s toll-free helpline at 800-621-3362 between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m.
October 12, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors in eight North Carolina counties can talk with recovery specialists at disaster recovery centers located in their communities. Survivors are urged to visit these centers while they remain open.
October 11, 2011
News Release
Some survivors of Hurricane Irene may find insurance settlements won’t cover all disaster-related losses. Help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Small Business Administration may speed recovery and fill in gaps in insurance coverage. Anyone with disaster-related losses should register with FEMA at 800-621-FEMA (3362) – even if they have insurance. Help from FEMA may include temporary housing beyond what is covered by insurance for additional living expenses or in cases when an insurance claim is delayed or denied.
October 11, 2011
News Release
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Many survivors of Hurricane Irene are finding recovery often requires more than a check from the insurance company. In some cases, help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Small Business Administration can speed recovery and fill in gaps in insurance coverage.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

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