Tag Archives: Florence

  • State Seeks Florence Recovery Funds Input

    The public can submit comments until 5 p.m. March 8 to Rebuild NC on a draft plan to use close to $550 million in federal funds to implement disaster recovery programs throughout areas impacted by the storm.

  • Rural Health Care Providers Receive Grants

    Gov. Roy Cooper announced Tuesday that 23 healthcare providers affected by Hurricane Florence will receive funds for disaster preparedness through the state Department of Health and Human Services Office of Rural Health.

  • Hurricane Florence: A Year Later

    This video shot Sept. 27, 2018, by Onslow County Government shows the coastal county just weeks after Hurricane Florence struck last year. This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of the Category 1 storm’s arrival in Eastern North Carolina, where it lingered for three days and bringing in rainfall up to 42 inches. The storm damaged more than 11,000 homes and businesses in Onslow County, costing residents more than $515 million and leaving behind more than 800,000 cubic feet of debris, according to the county.

  • NC Disaster Relief Fund Raises Nearly $6M

    The North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund raised $5.9 million since Hurricane Florence struck in September 2018, helping thousands of families with housing, repairs and other needs in the past year, the governor’s office announced Thursday.