Press Releases

More than $6 Million Approved for Wilmington Area

Monday, July 15, 2019

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. 

Water rescue teams receive new equipment

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Thanks to more than $2 million in search and rescue funding that was included in the Governor’s budget last year, and appropriated by the legislature, many swift water rescue teams across the state received new equipment this week to enhance response capacity or replace old, aging equipment.

More than $22 Million Approved for Three Electric Cooperatives

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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.

$3.5 Million Announced for N.C. Highway Patrol

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

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. 

SBA Approves Governor Cooper’s Request for Disaster Declaration

Friday, June 28, 2019

Governor Roy Cooper announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration has granted his request for a disaster declaration for Mecklenburg County and Catawba County, and the contiguous counties of Alexander, Burke, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, and Union.

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