Hurricane Dorian Press Releases

SBA Deadline for North Carolina Private NonProfit Organizations to Apply for Physical Damage Disaster Loans
Thursday, November 14, 2019

The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding eligible Private NonProfit organizations (PNPs) in North Carolina of the Dec.

Recovery Center on Ocracoke Island to close Thursday
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

The Hurricane Dorian recovery center on Ocracoke Island will close Thursday at 4 p.m.

Help Still Available for Hurricane Dorian Survivors
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

North Carolina residents recovering from Hurricane Dorian have one more week to visit one of the four disaster recovery centers.

Twelve Counties Added to Hurricane Dorian Disaster Declaration
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

DURHAM, N.C.— Twelve more North Carolina counties are eligible to apply for federal disaster assistance to supplement state and local Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts. 

FEMA grants Governor Cooper’s request for federal disaster Public Assistance for more counties
Friday, October 18, 2019

Governor Cooper announced today that FEMA has approved his request to add 12 more counties to those eligible to receive reimbursements for Hurricane Dorian response and recovery expenses.

Governor signs state disaster declaration for Dorian affected counties
Thursday, October 17, 2019

Today Governor Roy Cooper signed a state disaster declaration for counties that suffered damages from Hurricane Dorian, making additional assistance available to residents there. “Today’s state disaster declaration will help North Carolinians recovering from Hurricane Dorian get vital assistance necessary to recover,” said Governor Cooper.

Hurricane Dorian Proof of Loss Deadline Approaches for Policyholders
Thursday, October 17, 2019

National Flood Insurance Program policyholders in North Carolina who had Hurricane Dorian damage have 60 days from their date of loss to file a Proof of Loss. 

U.S. Small Business Administration Grants Governor Cooper’s Request for Disaster Declaration
Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Today the U.S. Small Business Administration granted Governor Cooper’s request for a disaster declaration for counties that suffered damages from Hurricane Dorian, making additional assistance available to residents there.

Governor Cooper requests Small Business Administration disaster declaration
Friday, October 11, 2019

Governor Roy Cooper sent a letter today to the U.S. Small Business Administration requesting that the SBA grant a disaster declaration for North Carolina counties that were affected by Hurricane Dorian. This request is the first step in establishing a state relief program after FEMA denied North Carolina’s request for Individual Assistance for Carteret, Dare, Hyde and New Hanover Counties on October 8th. 

Statement on FEMA denial of Individual Assistance for Hurricane Dorian
Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Statement from Gov. Cooper's Office on FEMA denial of NC Individual Assistance for Hurricane Dorian: