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North Carolina Hurricane Floyd & Irene (DR-1292)

Incident period: September 15, 1999 to November 02, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 16, 1999


September 15, 2000 - News Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On the first anniversary of the Hurricane Floyd disaster, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of North Carolina today announced an historic agreement to develop a model program to maintain accurate, up-to-date flood hazard information for the state. This first in the nation agreement is designed to reduce risks from future floods and build safer communities.

September 7, 2000 - News Release

RALEIGH, N.C. -- A year after Hurricane Floyd struck North Carolina on September 15 and 16, federal and state disaster assistance provided to North Carolina residents has reached more than 1.9 billion dollars.

June 21, 2000 - News Release

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Disaster aid to North Carolinians affected by hurricanes Floyd and Dennis has reached nearly $1.2 billion, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and North Carolina recovery officials said today. In all, 86,954 people registered with FEMA to see if they were eligible for federal and state Hurricane Floyd and Hurricane Dennis disaster assistance in the 167 days the registration period was open - September 15, 1999 to February 29, 2000.

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $298,105,794.06 $143,602,692.89 $150,485,207.39
Last Updated: Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 06:29 (Updated daily)

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