RALEIGH, N.C. – Five State/FEMA disaster recovery centers in North Carolina will close temporarily due to voting activities.
The affected recovery centers will close temporarily and re-open as follows:
County Parks and Recreation
1210 Turnpike Road
Laurinburg, N.C. 28352
Raeford Civic Center
200 College Drive
Raeford, N.C. 28376
Grantsboro Town Hall
10628 NC Hwy. 55 East
Grantsboro N.C. 28529
County Agricultural Auditorium
801 S. Walker St.
Burgaw, N.C. 28425
Board of Elections
1702 Live Oak St.,
Beaufort, N.C. 28516
Survivors can also get help online or by phone. Individuals and businesses in counties included in the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence may register for assistance by:
- Calling the disaster assistance helpline at 800-621-3362 or 800-462-7585 (TTY) anytime from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. local time seven days a week until further notice. Multilingual operators are available. You can also update your contact information, ask questions about a letter from FEMA, get information about FEMA home inspections, or learn how to appeal a FEMA decision.
- Going online to DisasterAssistance.gov or DisasterAssistance.gov/es for Spanish
- Downloading the FEMA mobile app in English or Spanish.
- Downloading the ReadyNC app.
- Visiting any disaster recovery center. To find center locations and current hours, download the FEMA mobile app, the ReadyNC app, or visit FEMA.gov/DRC. Center hours and operations are adjusted based on visitor demand.
Information on the U.S. Small Business Administration’s low-interest disaster loans is available at the SBA’s Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center by calling 800-659-2955, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or visiting SBA’s website at sba.gov/disaster.
People who are deaf and hard-of-hearing may call 800-877-8339.
If you have unmet disaster-related needs, you may call the statewide referral service at 2-1-1 or
888-892-1162 (TTY), or text Florence to 898211.
The 34 North Carolina counties now designated for Individual Assistance are: Anson, Beaufort, Bladen, Brunswick, Carteret, Chatham, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Duplin, Durham, Greene, Guilford, Harnett, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lee, Lenoir, Moore, New Hanover, Onslow, Orange, Pamlico, Pender, Pitt, Richmond, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Union, Wayne and Wilson.
FEMA’s mission: Helping people before, during and after disasters.