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2011-09-30 04:00 - News Release

RALEIGH, N.C. -- To help survivors with property damage and other setbacks from Hurricane Irene, a short-term disaster recovery center will open in Kenansville at noon on Monday, Oct. 3. The center is located at:Kenan Auditorium Gym437 North Main St.Kenansville, N.C. 28349 The center will remain open Tuesday through Friday, Oct. 6, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

2011-09-29 04:00 - News Release

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Those who lost work because of Hurricane Irene have only a few more days to seek disaster unemployment assistance. The North Carolina Employment Security Commission can pay benefits for work that was lost beginning the week of Sept. 3. The deadline to apply varies by county:

2011-09-28 04:00 - News Release

RALEIGH, N.C. -- To help survivors with property damage and other setbacks from Hurricane Irene, a short-term disaster recovery center will open in Wilson at noon on Thursday, Sept. 29. The center is located at:The Old Vester Toyota Building900-C U.S. Highway 301 NorthWilson, N.C. 27893 The Wilson center will be open for four days -- Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

2011-09-28 04:00 - News Release

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Hurricane Irene survivors have four more days to visit disaster recovery centers in Barco, Plymouth and Snow Hill. The centers will close Saturday at 7 p.m. Disaster recovery centers provide survivors with:

2011-09-28 04:00 - News Release

RALEIGH, N.C. -- All North Carolina disaster recovery centers are now open Monday through Saturday. The centers are open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. to help survivors of Hurricane Irene. At the centers, representatives from North Carolina Emergency Management, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Small Business Administration and other agencies can explain assistance programs, help survivors apply for disaster aid and answer questions about the status of applications.

2011-09-26 04:00 - News Release

RALEIGH, N.C. -- A short-term disaster recovery center will open in Williamston at noon Wednesday, Sept. 28, to help survivors with property damage and other setbacks from Hurricane Irene. Hours for the center are Wednesday through Monday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., except Sunday, when it is closed. It will permanently close Monday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. The center is located at: Agriculture Extension Building205 E. Main St.Williamston, N.C. 27892

2011-09-23 04:00 - News Release

RALEIGH, N.C. – A short-term disaster recovery center will open in Windsor at noon Monday, Sept. 26, to help survivors with property damage and other setbacks from Hurricane Irene. After it opens, hours for the Bertie County center are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. It will permanently close Friday, Sept. 30, at 7 p.m. The center is located at: Bertie County Council on Aging103 W. School St.Windsor, N.C. 27983

2011-09-23 04:00 - News Release

RALEIGH, N.C. – More than 25,000 households recovering from Hurricane Irene have been helped by North Carolina and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, but more may be eligible for disaster assistance. Some of the things people with disaster-related losses need to know include:

2011-09-22 04:00 - News Release

RALEIGH, N.C. -- A short-term disaster recovery center will open in Winton at noon Friday, Sept. 23, to help survivors with property damage and other setbacks from Hurricane Irene. Hours for the Hertford County center are Friday through Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., except Sunday, when it is closed. It will permanently close Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. The center is located at: Hertford County Cooperative Extension Center301 W. Tryon St.Winton, N.C. 27986

2011-09-21 04:00 - News Release

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency will be installing temporary housing units as a short-term solution for eligible Hurricane Irene survivors in North Carolina. The first unit is scheduled to be installed in Chocowinity in the next few days. FEMA and North Carolina Emergency Management are working with local officials and storm survivors to identify other locations; more homes are expected to be installed soon in areas where housing is needed.