Press Releases

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-profits, to deliver recovery aid to North Carolinians in need. 

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 Urges Residents to Continue to Shelter in Place

Friday, September 6, 2019

Gov. Roy Cooper urged people in Northeastern North Carolina to continue to shelter in place and stay off the roads as Hurricane Dorian pounds the Outer Banks through the day, with continued threats of four to seven feet of storm surge and flash flooding off the North Carolina coast. 

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. Roy Cooper this afternoon urged North Carolinians should shelter in place and stay off the roads until the storm passes.

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