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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.

State Emergency Response Commission to meet Friday

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

The State Emergency Response Commission will meet Friday, July 16.  Some members of the commission will attend in person at the State Emergency Operations Center and others will participate via video conference.

North Carolina Feels Effects of Tropical Storm Elsa

Thursday, July 8, 2021

As North Carolina begins to feel the effects of Tropical Storm Elsa, Governor Roy Cooper and state emergency management officials are reminding residents to be prepared for possible power outages and to avoid driving through floodwaters.

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