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 to more than $4.4 million to reimburse the city for Hurricane Florence-related expenses.

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.

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. Residents needing recovery assistance should visit before then to complete an application for a Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan.

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.

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