Hurricane Dorian Press Releases

Governor Cooper requests major disaster declaration for public assistance for counties affected by Dorian
Friday, September 13, 2019

Today, Gov. Cooper requested that President Trump issue a major disaster declaration for public assistance for the following North Carolina counties impacted by Hurricane Dorian: Brunswick, Carteret, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Hyde, New Hanover, Pamlico, Pender, Sampson, Tyrrell and Washington. 

Damage assessments to begin in coastal counties this week
Monday, September 9, 2019

Governor Roy Cooper will visit affected coastal areas again today and has directed North Carolina Emergency Management (NCEM) to continue efforts with state and local partners, including non-profit

Resources Focused on Dorian Battered Coastal Communities
Sunday, September 8, 2019

Ocracoke remains a focus for emergency managers, National Guard soldiers, doctors, nurses, volunteer groups today. At Governor Cooper’s direction, resources are headed to hurricane battered coastal communities, many of which he visited yesterday.

Governor Cooper Viewing Damage, Preliminary Damage Assessments Begin Following Dorian
Saturday, September 7, 2019

Gov. Cooper is visiting coastal counties today to view storm damage as state and local emergency officials assess preliminary damage from Hurricane Dorian.

As Dorian Leaves North Carolina, Governor Cooper Directs Emergency Responders to Outer Banks following ‘Catastrophic Flooding’
Friday, September 6, 2019

As Hurricane Dorian leaves North Carolina, Gov.

Governor Cooper Urges Residents to Continue to Shelter in Place
Friday, September 6, 2019

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Governor Cooper urges North Carolinians to Shelter in Place
Thursday, September 5, 2019

As Hurricane Dorian begins to hit North Carolina with areas of destructive tornadoes, heavy rains, damaging winds and power outages, Gov.

Governor Cooper urges North Carolinians to Get to Safety and Stay There
Thursday, September 5, 2019

As Hurricane Dorian’s effects arrive in North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper today urged North Carolinians stay safe and to stay off the roads.

Governor Cooper urges North Carolinians to Prepare for Heavy Wind, Rain and Flooding Related to Hurricane Dorian
Wednesday, September 4, 2019

With Hurricane Dorian less than a day away from North Carolina’s coast, Gov. Roy Cooper today urged North Carolinians to complete their storm preparations.

NC Federal Disaster Declaration Request Approved Ahead of Hurricane Dorian
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

 The federal government has granted Governor Roy Cooper’s request for a federal disaster declaration for North Carolina in anticipation of Hurricane Dorian’s impact on the state.