Archive for the Hurricane Resources Category

Community Events, Meetings, Give Aways

December 20, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. – Catholic Charities Community Giveaway 201 W. Ash St., Goldsboro, NC      

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Legal Services Available for Eligible Hurricane Survivors

Release date: December 6, 2016 Release Number:  NR NC 79 019 If you were affected by the floods after Hurricane Matthew and have questions about legal issues such as home repair contracts, working with contractors, replacing wills and other legal documents that were lost or severely damaged, […]

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Flood Survivors Have More Time to File Proof of Loss

Release date:  December 5, 2016 Release Number:  NR 078 NC RALEIGH, N.C.–If you are a North Carolina homeowner, renter or business owner with flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program there’s still time to gather the information you need to file a Proof of Loss for […]

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Acquisition of Property After a Flood Event

Release date: December 2, 2016 Release number: DR-4285-NC   If your home flooded in Hurricane Matthew, or if it has flooded repeatedly in the past, you may be hoping for a buyout so you can move to a new location. This is not a simple process. It […]

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Continued Temporary Housing Assistance Available

Release date:  November 28, 2016 Release Number: NR NC 71 If you are getting rental assistance from FEMA and repairs to your flood-damaged North Carolina home are taking longer than expected, you may be eligible to receive continued temporary housing assistance. The aid is available to eligible […]

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Emergency Loan Program for Small Businesses Activated

By Justin Moore, Director of Marketing & Communications, N.C. Cooperative Extension Service A group of small business support organizations has activated the North Carolina Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program in response to Hurricane Matthew. The program will provide short-term, interest-free loans to small businesses that experienced […]

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Take Care with Mold

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services shared the following documents about mold that may be occurring as a result of Hurricane Matthew. Mold Moisture Health Effects Mold Cleaning and Prevention Get Rid of Mold For more information about mold and keeping your home safe, […]

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Don’t Let Misinformation Keep You from Disaster Assistance

Release date: November 8, 2016 Release Number: NR 043 NC Thousands of North Carolinians registered for disaster assistance since Hurricane Matthew struck the state Oct. 4, and thousands more may still be eligible. Some survivors don’t register for assistance for a variety reasons, including misunderstandings, rumors and […]

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Use Disaster Grants Wisely

Release date:  November 3, 2016 Release Number:  NR 013 GA Once approved for disaster grants, Georgia survivors receive funds via check or a direct deposit to their checking account. They also receive a letter from FEMA providing information about the grant and how the money can be […]

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Disaster Aid Doesn’t Affect Government Benefits

Release date:  November 2, 2016 Release Number:  NR 018 SC With the start of a new month you may wonder if the disaster assistance you received from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will reduce your Social Security checks or other benefits, or raise your income tax […]

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