Press Releases

North Carolina continues support of recovery operations in Puerto Rico

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Emergency managers from across North Carolina have been working in Puerto Rico since October 1 to support ongoing relief and recovery efforts underway on the U.S. island territory hit by Hurricane Maria on Sept. 20. Another team departs Friday for Puerto Rico while one returns home Sunday.

Strong Storms, Tornadoes Impact Western Counties

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

A line of strong storms moved across North Carolina Monday afternoon and evening devastating a regional airport, damaging dozens of homes, toppling trees, closing roads and leaving several western North Carolina communities without power.

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