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October 27, 2012
WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate today reached out to the governors of Connecticut, Delaware,...
Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Region I, Region II, Region III, Region IV
October 16, 2012
WASHINGTON – In less than two days, more than 13 million people nationwide are expected to participate in the Great ShakeOut earthquake drill. "Earthquakes occur all year long across our country – in...
Region II, Region III, Region IV, Region IX, Region X, Alaska, Arizona, California, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Maryland, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington
October 10, 2012
WASHINGTON – FEMA is encouraging families, schools, businesses, tribes and state and local governments to participate in the first ever Great SouthEast ShakeOut, a regional earthquake drill in which...
District of Columbia, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Region III, Region IV
July 24, 2012
ATLANTA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that a grant of nearly $4.6 million will be awarded to the North Carolina Floodplain Mapping Program in support of its efforts to...
Region IV, North Carolina
March 26, 2012
RALEIGH, N.C. -- After Hurricane Irene struck last August, thousands of families were left temporarily homeless. Most have been able to repair and return to their homes, but for some, housing...
North Carolina
March 1, 2012
RALEIGH, N.C. -- In the six months since Hurricane Irene drenched the Tar Heel state, survivors and communities have received more than $160 million in state and federal disaster assistance. The work...
North Carolina
December 2, 2011
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Hurricane Irene survivors with questions about flood insurance claims have until Dec. 9, 2011 to call a toll-free hotline. The Hurricane Irene Flood Insurance Claims Hotline will be...
North Carolina
December 1, 2011
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Three months after Hurricane Irene struck North Carolina, survivors have received more than $67 million in state and federal disaster assistance. More than 35,000 survivors contacted...
North Carolina
November 23, 2011
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The National Flood Insurance Program announced on Tuesday that the deadline for policy holders to file proof of loss statements related to Hurricane Irene has been extended in North...
North Carolina
November 21, 2011
RALEIGH, N.C. -- As the holiday season approaches – and Hurricane Irene survivors are busy getting their lives back in order – signs of emotional stress can be easily overlooked. Anyone who still...
North Carolina


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