Press Releases

64 More Homeowners to Get Housing Help to Recover from Matthew

Friday, June 15, 2018

NC Emergency Management today announced  that 64 homeowners across central and eastern North Carolina soon will receive $8.5 million in federal and state funds to acquire, elevate or reconstruct homes damaged by Hurricane Matthew.

New flood gauges increase public safety, expand flood prediction capability

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

RALEIGH – When river levels began rising last year after a late-April storm dumped five to eight inches of rain across North Carolina’s Piedmont, North Carolina Emergency Management warned community leaders along the Neuse River what day and time the river would crest a

Teams Assessing Damage in Western North Carolina

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

RALEIGH: State and federal emergency management experts are in western North Carolina to begin surveying destruction caused by last week’s torrential rains and mudslides to determine what help individuals and communities may need to recover, Governor Roy Cooper said Tuesday.

Incident management team returns from Hawaii

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Members of a North Carolina incident management team that has been serving in Hawaii since May 19 returned home this weekend, and a larger team of 14 North Carolina emergency managers has replaced them. 

Governor Cooper to Visit Affected Western Counties Today

Thursday, May 31, 2018

While rains from Alberto are tapering off across western North Carolina, emergency officials are keeping a close watch on river and lake levels as the threat of flooding, landslides and mudslides remains significant.

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