Tag Archives: Florence

  • NCORR Offers Disaster Relief, Asks for Input

    The state Office of Recovery and Resiliency opened Monday an application period for eligible homeowners who suffered damage from hurricanes Matthew and Florence and is looking for feedback on proposed amendments for disaster recovery fund spending plans.

  • Core Sound Museum to Reopen Friday

    After being closed for 20 months while undergoing millions in repairs to damage caused by September 2018’s Hurricane Florence, the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum & Heritage Center on Harkers Island will reopen at 10 a.m. Friday.

  • Florence Relief Spending Plan Input Sought

    The state Division of Marine Fisheries is accepting comments until May 28 on a draft spending plan for $7.7 million in federal fisheries disaster aid for seafood businesses that lost revenue because of Hurricane Florence.

  • HUD approves NC Florence Funding Plan

    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has approved North Carolina’s plan for spending $542 million in Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery funding related to Hurricane Florence.

  • $7.7M Secured for NC Fisheries Assistance

    Gov. Roy Cooper’s office says $7.7 million in federal fisheries disaster assistance has been secured for the state, part of a $65 million appropriation by Congress for fishery disasters nationwide in 2019.

  • 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.