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Governor Cooper Maps Recovery Path for Hurricane Victims

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Nearly two weeks after Hurricane Florence made landfall on the North Carolina coast, Governor Roy Cooper and emergency response teams are focused on helping those impacted by the storm across the state get back on their feet.

Governor Cooper Orders Mosquito Control for Disaster Counties

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Due to the increased populations of mosquitoes caused by flooding from Hurricane Florence, Governor Roy Cooper today ordered $4 million to fund mosquito control efforts in counties currently under a major disaster declaration.

Total agricultural losses estimated at over $1.1 billion

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Initial estimates for crop damage and livestock losses to North Carolina’s agriculture industry are expected to be over $1.1 billion, based on assessments following Hurricane Florence. That number easily tops the $400 million seen following Hurricane Matthew in 2016.

As Floodwaters Recede, State Focuses on Recovery

Monday, September 24, 2018

The state’s work on Hurricane Florence is shifting from emergency response to recovery, Governor Roy Cooper said Monday, but North Carolinians need to remain careful in areas hit hard by the storm.

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