May 14, 2020DR-4543-NC NR 001Media Contact: 919-825-2514
FEMA Issues Public Notice for 18 North Carolina Counties
RALEIGH, N.C. – A public notice has been posted to the FEMA and North Carolina Department of Public Safety websites describing available FEMA assistance and proposed FEMA-funded actions, including activities that may affect historic properties, threatened and endangered species, critical habitat, or wetlands and floodplains in North Carolina.
FEMA is required by law to provide public notice of its intent to provide federal assistance and grant opportunities via the Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation Grant programs.
The public notice addresses FEMA’s intention to reimburse eligible applicants for costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by the Feb. 6 to 19 severe storms, flooding and tornadoes in Alexander, Ashe, Cherokee, Cleveland, Graham, Madison, Mitchell, Pender, Perquimans, Polk, Randolph, Rutherford, Stanly, Stokes, Swain, Wayne, Yadkin and Yancey counties.
The public notice is posted at www.fema.gov/disaster/updates/ehp-public-notice and www.ncdps.gov/news/press-releases/2020/05/13/public-notice.
This may be the only public notice given regarding these FEMA actions. Questions should be directed to U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency – Region IV - EHP, 3003 Chamblee Tucker Rd – Office #255, Atlanta, GA 30341-4112 or by emailing FEMA-R4EHP@fema.dhs.gov within 15 days of the date of this notice.
For more information visit FEMA.gov/Disaster/4543. Follow us on Twitter: @NCEmergency and @FEMARegion4.
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