Press Releases

State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Open in Columbus County

Monday, October 22, 2018

A disaster recovery center is now open in Whiteville in Columbus County to offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties included in the North Carolina federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence.

North Carolina Readies for Hurricane Michael

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

With tropical storm warnings expanded to nearly half the state, Governor Roy Cooper this evening urged North Carolinians to stay alert and prepare for the incoming storm.

Governor Cooper Orders Mosquito Control for Disaster Counties

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Due to the increased populations of mosquitoes caused by flooding from Hurricane Florence, Governor Roy Cooper today ordered $4 million to fund mosquito control efforts in counties currently under a major disaster declaration.

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