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North Carolina Hurricane Florence

North Carolina

Incident Period: Sep 7, 2018 - Sep 29, 2018

Declaration Date: Sep 14, 2018

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Local News & Media

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Disaster Assistance

For more information on getting assistance after a disaster visit our Individual Assistance page

SBA Business Recovery Centers

Trusted Information Sources

  • Call 2-1-1 or text “FLORENCE” to 898211 for questions about Hurricane Florence.
  • Download the FEMA mobile app (available in English and Spanish) to receive emergency alerts and find a shelter. Free and available on Apple and Android devices.
  • Beware of post-storm donation scams. Research before you donate and only donate to reputable organizations.
  • In North Carolina, visit the NC Disaster Relief Fund and click “Donate to Hurricane Recovery,” or text "FLORENCE" to 20222.


Funding Obligations

Individual Assistance Amount
Total Housing Assistance (HA) - Dollars Approved $110,193,885.24
Total Other Needs Assistance (ONA) - Dollars Approved $23,756,610.33
Total Individual & Households Program Dollars Approved $133,950,495.57
Individual Assistance Applications Approved 34713
Public Assistance Amount
Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated $356,623,229.39
Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated $330,484,974.97
Total Public Assistance Grants Dollars Obligated $762,919,764.71
Hazard Mitigation Assistance Amount
Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) - Dollars Obligated $68,585,067.91
Last updated November 26, 2021