Archive for the Hurricane Resources Category

Recovery Centers – Wayne Closed Permanently, Others Due to Weather

Disaster Recovery Centers: Operation Time Change, Locations, Available Resources Disaster Recovery Centers in Wayne and Surrounding Counties The FEMA/NC Emergency Management Disaster Recovery Centers will be closed Saturday, Jan. 7 due to inclement weather.   The following centers are open 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Friday and 9 a.m.-1 […]

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TSA Deadline Extended

Source: Daily Fact Sheet – Day 87, January 4, 2017, DR-4285-NC The deadline for Temporary Sheltering Assistance-eligible applicants to remain in TSA lodging has been extended in increments of 14 days through Feb. 4, 2017 or until other viable housing options are identified. Survivors eligible to stay in […]

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Housing Resource Fair Rescheduled to Jan. 28

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will hold a Disaster Recovery Housing Resource Fair  from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 at the Goldsboro Event Center, 1501 S. Slocumb Street in Goldsboro. It was originally set for Jan. 7. The fair will […]

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County Extends Building Permit and Inspection Fees Waivers

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners have extended the waiver through March 31 of the fees in the environmental health area for inspections of wells and septic systems damaged in Hurricane Matthew and the subsequent flooding and for building permits secured for construction or reconstruction related to Hurricane Matthew […]

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Sheltering Assistance, FEMA , SBA Deadlines Jan. 7 and Jan. 9

The City of Goldsboro was notified by Manuel Portela, FEMA Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist – External Affairs, that Wayne County’s Disaster Recovery Center will likely close in two weeks* and that the deadline for registering for FEMA disaster relief is Jan. 9, 2017.  Mr. Portela strongly encourages everyone who has […]

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Deadline for SBA Loans for Uninsured Losses – Jan. 9

Release date: Dec. 8, 2016 Release Number: 17-222, NC 14911/14912 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) encourages homeowners and renters, businesses of all sizes, and private nonprofit organizations to apply for a disaster loan before the Jan. 9, 2017 deadline. Anyone in the declared counties in North […]

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Jan. 9 Is Deadline for FEMA Registration

Release date: December 21, 2016 Release Number: NR:91 The deadline for those impacted by Hurricane Matthew to register for FEMA assistance is Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Some may not want to register because others have more damage. That doesn’t matter – everyone is eligible to register. Let […]

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How HUD Can Help

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is helping displaced households recover from Hurricane Matthew. HUD disaster-related services for North Carolina include: Disaster assistance for those who lived in public housing, a Section 8 unit or have a Housing Choice Voucher. Survivors should contact the […]

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Habitat Announces Voucher Program

Habitat Goldsboro-Wayne Hurricane Matthew Voucher Program The NC Community Foundation Disaster Relief Fund has awarded a grant to Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne to make vouchers available to individuals and families adversely affected by Hurricane Matthew so they can shop in the Habitat ReStore. The maximum amount an […]

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12 Hurricane Matthew Recovery Tips

We may not be 12 days away from Christmas but these 12 tips from the Federal Emergency Management Agency still provide excellent advice for Hurricane Matthew survivors. 1 – Register with FEMA before the Jan. 9, 2017, deadline. While not everyone affected by Hurricane Matthew will be eligible […]

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