Hurricane Dorian Press Releases

Governor Cooper Calls On Senators To Help Get Individual Assistance for North Carolinians Impacted by Hurricane Dorian
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Governor Roy Cooper urged Senators Thom Tillis and Richard Burr to implore the federal government to approve Individual Assistance for those affected by Hurricane Dorian.

SBA Disaster Assistance Available to North Carolina Private NonProfit Organizations Affected by Hurricane Dorian
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

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FEMA and White House Approve NC Major Disaster Declaration Request for Public Assistance; Individual Assistance Request Still Under Review
Friday, October 4, 2019
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Governor Cooper Visits Ocracoke Island to Survey Hurricane Recovery Efforts
Monday, September 23, 2019

On Monday, Governor Roy Cooper and members of his cabinet visited Ocracoke Island to survey recovery efforts following Hurricane Dorian’s landfall on September 6, 2019.

Governor Cooper requests additional disaster declaration for Individual Assistance after Dorian
Saturday, September 21, 2019

Governor Roy Cooper today sent an additional request to President Trump for federal assistance to North Carolina residents who are hurting from Hurricane Dorian.

State continues support for Ocracoke’s recovery from Hurricane Dorian
Thursday, September 19, 2019

Nearly two weeks after Hurricane Dorian’s storm surge inundated Ocracoke Island, the state of North Carolina continues to provide critical support services to the island.

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. 

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 Issues Order to Help North Carolina Farmers Harvest Crops Ahead of Hurricane Dorian
Friday, August 30, 2019

Governor Roy Cooper today issued an order to help North Carolina farmers harvest and transport crops quickly in preparation for any future impacts from Hurricane Dorian.