Hurricane Dorian Press Releases

More than $1.7 Million Approved for Lumberton Debris Removal
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved an additional $1.7 million to reimburse the City of Lumberton for debris removal costs following Hurricane Florence. The approval brings the total

Farmers in many North Carolina counties eligible for emergency loans after Hurricane Dorian 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

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Public Assistance Applicant Briefings for Bladen & Chowan
Tuesday, December 17, 2019

The state of North Carolina has received a federal disaster declaration for Public Assistance (PA) Category A thru G for 2 additional counties (Bladen and Chowan) in eastern NC bringing the total to 28 counties.

Bladen and Chowan counties added to Federal Disaster Declaration for Hurricane Dorian
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The Federal Government has approved North Carolina’s request to add Bladen and Chowan counties to the disaster declaration for Hurricane Dorian.

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.