Press Releases

State Confirms Additional Florence Deaths

Saturday, September 15, 2018

RALEIGH - The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has confirmed additional deaths related to Hurricane Florence.  The seven storm-related deaths confirmed to date include:

Hurricane Florence Claims Three Lives in North Carolina

Friday, September 14, 2018

RALEIGH: Dangerous conditions from Hurricane Florence have already claimed three lives and Governor Roy Cooper is urging people to remain vigilant by seeking safe shelter and heeding warnings from emergency officials.

ReBuild North Carolina Announces CDBG-DR Awards Offered to 22 Families

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

ReBuild North Carolina has awarded over $286,000 to 22 families whose homes were damaged in Hurricane Matthew. The grants come through North Carolina’s Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funding. The families are located in Cumberland, Edgecombe, Robeson and Wayne counties, and funding will be used to repair damaged homes and to reimburse homeowners for work that is already completed.

Environmental reviews approved for Cumberland, Edgecombe and Wayne counties

Monday, August 27, 2018

Environmental reviews were approved today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for Cumberland, Edgecombe and Wayne counties, which will allow homeowner awards to move forward on Hurricane Matthew repair projects funded by Community Development Block Grants for Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) in those counties.  

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