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2019-02-26 14:06 - News Release

 Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA), which pays for hotel or motel rooms as short-term, emergency sheltering for eligible Hurricane Florence survivors ends Tuesday, March 12. To date 871 households have sheltered in TSA participating hotels, 646 have found suitable, longer-term housing and moved on with their recovery. As of Feb. 24, 225 households remain checked in to hotels.

2019-02-22 18:38 - News Release

 North Carolina survivors of Hurricane Florence who still face unmet needs may find help through other state and federal resources. The deadline has passed for survivors to register for disaster assistance from FEMA and to apply for a U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loan, but help is still available from the state and federal governments. State Assistance Hurricane Florence Recovery

2019-02-21 19:11 - News Release

RALEIGH, N.C. – Before Hurricane Florence arrived, you may have thought your home would never flood. At community mitigation resiliency workshops, FEMA flood mitigation specialists will help you find your home on the floodplain map and explain what that means to you. You might be surprised to learn where your home is on this map and how that will impact you and your loved ones in the future. Area residents can get tips and advice on how to protect their families and their homes from future disasters at this event.

2019-02-20 22:37 - News Release

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $54 million to the North Carolina Office of Emergency Management for instituting the Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power (STEP) program following Hurricane Florence, which struck the area in September 2018. 

2019-02-20 22:33 - News Release

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $54 million to the North Carolina Office of Emergency Management for instituting the Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power (STEP) program following Hurricane Florence, which struck the area in September 2018. 

2019-02-20 22:21 - News Release

RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at several Lowe’s home improvement stores in eastern North Carolina Feb. 19 through Feb. 27. FEMA mitigation specialists can answer questions about home repair, making disaster plans, putting together supply kits and the importance of flood insurance.

2019-02-15 17:23 - News Release

RALEIGH, N.C. – Area residents can get tips and advice on how to protect their families and their homes from future disasters at community mitigation resiliency workshops.

2019-02-12 21:40 - News Release

Disaster Case Management is fully funded by FEMA, managed by North Carolina Emergency Management and implemented by Endeavors for the first six months. The program involves a partnership between a case manager and a disaster survivor to develop and carry out the survivor’s long-term recovery plan. The services, provided through a grant from FEMA, are available to anyone impacted by Hurricane Florence.

2019-02-12 21:31 - News Release

RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina residents whose lives were upended by Hurricane Florence may be eligible to get a case manager to help them with their recovery.FEMA approved the State of North Carolina’s request for the Disaster Case Management program for use in the counties affected by the flooding that followed Hurricane Florence. The grant provides disaster case management services for up to 24 months.

2019-02-11 21:48 - News Release

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $9.5 million to reimburse New Hanover County for removal of debris following Hurricane Florence.