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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.

More than $22 Million Approved for Three Electric Cooperatives

DURHAM, N.C. – FEMA and the state of North Carolina are announcing more than $22 million to reimburse the Carteret-Craven, Four County and Tideland electric cooperatives for damage to their electrical systems following Hurricane Florence.

High winds, rain and flooding caused by the hurricane damaged poles, lines and transformers in multiple counties.

$1.4 Million Approved for Brunswick County Board of Education

DURHAM, N.C. – FEMA and the state of North Carolina are announcing nearly $1.4 million to reimburse the Brunswick County Board of Education for Hurricane Florence-related expenses.

$3.5 Million Announced for N.C. Highway Patrol

DURHAM, N.C. – FEMA and the state of North Carolina are announcing nearly $3.5 million to help the North Carolina Highway Patrol cover Hurricane Florence-related expenses.

$7.4 Million Approved for Onslow County Debris Removal

DURHAM, N.C. – FEMA and the state of North Carolina are approving more than $7.4 million to reimburse Onslow County for debris removal costs following Hurricane Florence.

Additional $3 Million Approved for New Hanover County

DURHAM, N.C. – FEMA and the state of North Carolina are announcing $3 million to reimburse New Hanover County for debris cleanup activities following Hurricane Florence.

FEMA has already approved more than $10.5 million for New Hanover County Hurricane Florence-related expenses. This brings the total to $13.5 million.

Disaster generated debris posed a threat to public health, safety, natural resources and tourism. Funds for this project will reimburse the county for contracted debris monitoring services.

Fact Sheet: Robeson County at a Glance

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, Robeson County residents and local governments have been approved for approximately $52.8 million in state and federal funds.

• More than $8.9 million in Individual Assistance grants have gone to 3,678 homeowners and renters.

• As of June 5, 739 flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $30.3 million in claims have been paid to date.

Fact Sheet: Craven County at a Glance

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, Craven County residents and local governments have been approved for approximately $279.5 million in state and federal funds:

• More than $17.8 million in Individual Assistance grants have gone to 3,907 homeowners and renters.

• As of June 5, 2,719 flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $195 million in claims have been paid to date.

FEMA and North Carolina Announce $2.6 Million for Lumbee River Electric Cooperative

DURHAM, N.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the State of North Carolina announced more than $2.6 million to reimburse the Lumbee River Electric Membership Corporation for damage to its electrical system following Hurricane Florence.

The cooperative provides electrical service to Cumberland, Hoke, Robeson and Scotland counties which were included in the presidential disaster declaration following Hurricane Florence.

High winds, rain and flooding caused by the hurricane damaged poles, lines and transformers in multiple counties.

Fact Sheet: Pender County at a Glance

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, Pender County residents and local governments have been approved for approximately $133.6 million in state and federal funds.

• More than $17.6 million in state and federal grants have gone to 2,684 homeowners and renters.

• As of June 5, 1,309 flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $63.9 million in claims have been paid to date.