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Fact Sheet: Chatham County at a Glance

Release date: 
December 6, 2018
Release Number: 
R4 DR-4393-NC FS 082

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, Chatham County has been approved for nearly $696,000 in state and federal assistance:

  • Nearly $105,000 in state and federal grants have gone to 27 homeowners and renters.
  • As of Dec. 3, seven flood insurance claims have been filed and an estimated $470,000 in claims have been paid to date.
  • Nearly $121,000 in U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loans have been approved for four homeowners.

Individual Assistance

  • As of Dec. 4, 64 home inspections have been issued and completed.

Public Assistance

  • Chatham County was approved for assistance to local governments for debris removal, emergency protective measures and permanent work Oct. 12.
  • An applicant briefing was held Oct. 19.
  • As of Dec. 3, seven Requests for Public Assistance were received and five approved to date.


Last Updated: 
December 6, 2018 - 17:07