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Over $7.2 Million Approved to Acquire Flood-Prone Homes in Lumberton

Monday, September 20, 2021

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved a hazard mitigation project grant of $7,204,669 to improve disaster resilience in the city of Lumberton in Robeson County. The funding for this grant became available after the damage caused by Hurricane Florence in 2018.

More than $1 Million Approved to Elevate Homes in Currituck County

Thursday, September 16, 2021

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved a hazard mitigation project grant of $1,040,864 to improve disaster resilience in Currituck County. The grant will be used to pay for the elevation of seven flood-prone homes in Corolla, Grandy, Barco, Moyock, Grandy and Currituck.

Beware of Scammers Pretending to be Disaster Workers

Monday, September 13, 2021

Survivors should be aware that con artists and criminals may try to obtain money or steal personal information through fraud, scams or identity theft. In some cases, thieves try to apply for FEMA assistance using names, addresses and Social Security numbers they have stolen from survivors.

Over $4.2 Million Approved to Elevate Homes in Dare County

Thursday, August 19, 2021

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved a hazard mitigation project grant of $4,279,058 to improve disaster resilience in Dare County. The grant will be used to pay for the elevation of 31 flood-prone homes.

Grant Approved to Elevate Flood Prone Properties in Craven County

Friday, August 13, 2021

RALEIGH, N.C. – The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved a hazard mitigation project grant of $691,610 to improve disaster resilience in Craven County. The grant will be used to pay for elevation of four residential structures located in Havelock and New Bern.  

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