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Disaster Recovery Information Sessions Postponed Due to Hurricane Dorian

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Four disaster recovery information sessions scheduled for eastern North Carolina this week are postponed until further notice due to Hurricane Dorian. The information sessions were planned by a partnership of state agencies that includes the Governor’s Office of Engagement, N.C.

$4.1 Million Approved to Acquire Flood-prone Properties, Minimize Disaster Damage

Thursday, August 29, 2019

The State of North Carolina and FEMA are announcing more than $4.1 million to eliminate flood risks at certain repetitively damaged properties in Pender County following Hurricane Florence.   The funds will acquire 25 residential structures in Pender County to convert them to open spaces and cons

Governor Cooper Comments on Federal Register Publication

Friday, August 23, 2019

Governor Roy Cooper shared the following comment after the federal register was published for $168 million in hurricane recovery mitigation funds for North Carolina. Congress passed the mitigation funding on February 9, 2018 to help communities affected by Hurricane Matthew in 2016 become stronge

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