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North Carolina Hurricane Florence (DR-4393-NC)

Incident Period: September 7, 2018 - September 29, 2018
Declaration Date: September 14, 2018

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance Amount
Total Housing Assistance (HA) - Dollars Approved $110,191,844.24
Total Other Needs Assistance (ONA) - Dollars Approved $23,756,610.33
Total Individual & Households Program Dollars Approved $133,948,454.57
Individual Assistance Applications Approved 34713
Public Assistance Amount
Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated $338,192,491.87
Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated $235,492,680.08
Total Public Assistance Grants Dollars Obligated $631,799,495.21
Hazard Mitigation Assistance Amount
Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) - Dollars Obligated $21,600,017.41

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.


Designated Counties (Individual Assistance)

  • Anson (County)
  • Beaufort (County)
  • Bladen (County)
  • Brunswick (County)
  • Carteret (County)
  • Chatham (County)
  • Columbus (County)
  • Craven (County)
  • Cumberland (County)
  • Duplin (County)
  • Durham (County)
  • Greene (County)
  • Guilford (County)
  • Harnett (County)
  • Hoke (County)
  • Hyde (County)
  • Johnston (County)
  • Jones (County)
  • Lee (County)
  • Lenoir (County)
  • Moore (County)
  • New Hanover (County)
  • Onslow (County)
  • Orange (County)
  • Pamlico (County)
  • Pender (County)
  • Pitt (County)
  • Richmond (County)
  • Robeson (County)
  • Sampson (County)
  • Scotland (County)
  • Union (County)
  • Wayne (County)
  • Wilson (County)

Preliminary Damage Assessment Documents

Last updated Sep 22, 2020