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Programas de asistencia federal para el estado de Carolina del Norte

A continuación, un resumen de los programas federales claves de asistencia por desastre que podrían estar disponibles según la necesidad y autorización bajo la declaración de emergencia por desastre del Presidente Donald J. Trump para el estado de Carolina del Norte.

Asistencia al gobierno estatal, tribal y local afectados pueden incluir según se requiera:

Presidente Donald J. Trump aprueba declaración de emergencia para Carolina del Norte

WASHINGTON – La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció que hay asistencia federal por desastre disponible para el estado de Carolina del Norte para complementar los esfuerzos de respuesta del gobierno estatal, tribal y local debido a las condiciones de emergencia en las áreas afectadas por el huracán Dorian que comenzaron el 1ro de septiembre de 2019 y que continúan.

Federal Aid Programs for The State Of North Carolina

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump’s emergency disaster declaration issued for the state of North Carolina.

Assistance for the State, Tribal and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

President Donald J. Trump Signs Emergency Declaration for North Carolina

WASHINGTON- FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of North Carolina to supplement state, tribal and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions in the area affected by Hurricane Dorian beginning on September 1, 2019 and continuing.

$19 Million Approved to Acquire Flood-prone North Carolina Properties, Minimize Disaster Damage

DURHAM, N.C. — The State of North Carolina and FEMA are approving nearly $19 million to eliminate flood risks at certain repetitively damaged properties in North Carolina following Hurricane Florence.

"We are grateful for the support of our FEMA partners as we work together to make North Carolina more resilient in the wake of devastating storms," said Gov. Roy Cooper. "Eliminating flood risks at repetitively damaged properties will help North Carolina continue to rebuild smarter and stronger."

Fact Sheet: Recovery Through FEMA Direct Housing

In the 11 months following Hurricane Florence, 656 displaced families have been housed through FEMA’s Direct Housing program. As of Aug. 12, 253 households have successfully moved on to more permanent housing by completing repairs or finding alternative arrangements.

Occupants Must Demonstrate Recovery Progress

FEMA requires occupants to show they are making progress on a permanent housing plan. Occupants can show progress on their plan if they:

More than $2 Million Approved for Electric Cooperative

DURHAM, N.C. – FEMA and the state of North Carolina are announcing more than $2.4 million to reimburse Energy United Electric Membership Corporation for damage to its electrical systems following Tropical Storm Michael.

$1.8 Million Announced for N.C. Department of Transportation

$1.8 Million Announced for N.C. Department of Transportation

DURHAM, N.C. – FEMA and the state of North Carolina have announced more than $1.8 million to help the North Carolina Department of Transportation cover Hurricane Florence-related expenses.

Funds will reimburse the department for emergency response and protective measures during the 2018 storm. The measures included temporary vehicle equipment relocation, directing traffic flow and providing emergency access for Brunswick, Duplin, New Hanover, Onslow, Pender and Sampson counties.

Additional $2 Million Approved for Carteret County

DURHAM, N.C. – FEMA and the state of North Carolina are announcing more than $2.3 million to reimburse Carteret County for debris cleanup activities following Hurricane Florence.

FEMA has already approved more than $12.2 million for Carteret County Hurricane Florence-related expenses. This brings the total to $14.5 million.

More than $6 Million Approved for Wilmington Area

 

DURHAM, N.C. – FEMA and the state of North Carolina are announcing more than $6 million to reimburse local governments and a public utility authority for Hurricane Florence-related expenses.

More than $1.5 million in reimbursement funding is going to Bald Head Island for the removal of vegetation and other debris from public rights of way throughout the village. The approved funds cover work completed from Oct. 9, 2018 through Feb. 20, 2019.