Collection: North Carolina Hurricane Irene

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North Carolina Hurricane Irene (DR-4019) 08/31/2011
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septiembre 20, 2013
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  • FEMA wants to ensure that the whole community - including people who are deaf and hard of hearing - receive important information on disaster assistance.

    Registering for FEMA Assistance (ASL)

    Video by Earl Boyd
    FEMA wants to ensure that the whole community - including people who are deaf and hard of hearing - receive important information on disaster assistance.
  • After a declared disaster, FEMA opens disaster recovery centers to help survivors begin their recovery.  At a disaster recovery center, survivors receive information about state and federal resources available to assist in their recovery.

    Opening Disaster Recovery Centers

    Video by Earl Boyd
    After a declared disaster, FEMA opens disaster recovery centers to help survivors begin their recovery. At a disaster recovery center, survivors receive information about state and federal resources available to assist in their recovery.
  • The Preliminary Damage Assessment, or PDA,
is an important first step in helping affected 
communities recover from a severe weather event.

    Preliminary Damage Assessment for Public Assistance - North Carolina

    Video by Earl Boyd
    The Preliminary Damage Assessment, or PDA, is an important first step in helping affected communities recover from a severe weather event.
  • Soon after Hurricane Irene had passed, community relations teams were sent to Hatteras Island, North Carolina to assist local residents and identify potential opportunities for federal assistance.

    Community Relations Teams In North Carolina

    Video by Earl Boyd
    Soon after Hurricane Irene had passed, community relations teams were sent to Hatteras Island, North Carolina to assist local residents and identify potential opportunities for federal assistance.
  • Community Relations teams will sometimes
conduct what's called a "CR Blitz."  That's when
the teams return to affected areas to make
sure survivors have information they need about applying for disaster assistance.

    Community Relations Blitz

    Video by Earl Boyd
    Community Relations teams will sometimes conduct what's called a "CR Blitz." That's when the teams return to affected areas to make sure survivors have information they need about applying for disaster assistance.
  • A look at what has been accomplished since Hurricane Irene hit North Carolina.

    Hurricane Irene: North Carolina Overview

    Video by Earl Boyd
    A look at what has been accomplished since Hurricane Irene hit North Carolina.
  • Hundreds of homes were destroyed when Hurricane Irene hit North Carolina. Staging areas for temporary shelter provide eligible individuals with safe and clean housing while they rebuild.

    Temporary Housing Unit Staging Yard

    Video by Earl Boyd
    Hundreds of homes were destroyed when Hurricane Irene hit North Carolina. Staging areas for temporary shelter provide eligible individuals with safe and clean housing while they rebuild.
  • PSA on the benefits of elevating your home.

    PSA - Elevation

    Video by Earl Boyd
    PSA on the benefits of elevating your home.
  • Temporary Housing Units are sometimes used to help storm survivors move through the process of rebuilding their lives.

    Family moves into THU

    Video by Earl Boyd
    Temporary Housing Units are sometimes used to help storm survivors move through the process of rebuilding their lives.
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