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Now is the Time to Register with FEMA

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

With the two-week extension for those affected by Hurricane Matthew in North Carolina, survivors who have not registered with FEMA for damage from the storm should do so now.

Icy Conditions Remain through Tuesday

Monday, January 9, 2017

With the first winter storm of the season nearly over, Governor Roy Cooper and emergency management officials thanked North Carolinians for heeding safety warnings.

Governor Cooper Continues to Encourage Public Safety

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Governor Roy Cooper again urged North Carolinians to exercise caution and stay off the roads as dangerous travel conditions persist. While snowfall accumulations were not as high as originally forecasted, ice accumulations have made for more hazardous travel. 

Governor Cooper and state officials to provide update on winter weather response

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Governor Roy Cooper will join Public Safety Secretary Erik Hooks, Acting Transportation Secretary Mike Holder, Emergency Management Director Mike Sprayberry, State Highway Patrol Commander William Grey and NC National Guard Adjutant General Greg Lusk to provide an update on the response to the on

Lost hikers rescued from Shining Rock Wilderness Area

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Two hikers lost in the Shining Rock Wilderness area in Haywood County were rescued Saturday evening thanks to the efforts of helicopter crews and nearly 100 ground based rescuers from over two dozen local, state, and federal agencies.

FEMA Extends Registration Deadline for Hurricane Matthew Survivors

Saturday, January 7, 2017

 Governor Roy Cooper today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved the state of North Carolina’s request for a 14-day extension for Hurricane Matthew survivors to apply for federal disaster assistance.  The new deadline is Monday, Jan. 23.

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