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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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DMV Fees Temporarily Waived in Hurricane-Affected Counties

October 22, 2016 Release from NC Department of Transportation In an effort to provide relief to residents impacted by Hurricane Matthew, Governor Pat McCrory has directed the Division of Motor Vehicles to temporarily waive certain fees for customers in counties affected by Hurricane Matthew. “We are committed […]

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Reasons to Apply for an SBA Loan (Such as the Application Is Used to Check Eligibility for Other Grants)

Release date:  November 1, 2016 Release Number: NR:012 Disaster survivors who suffered damage or loss from Hurricane Matthew and were referred to the U.S. Small Business Administration could lose some income-based FEMA grants if they don’t complete and submit SBA’s loan application. FEMA’s Other Needs Assistance grants […]

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Help for Renters

Renters Are Eligible for Disaster Assistance Release date:  Nov. 1, 2016 Release Number:  SC NR 015 With so much attention given to businesses and homeowners, survivors who are renters may think they are not eligible for disaster assistance even though they suffered losses from the storms and […]

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If a Temporary Condemned Sign Was Posted on Your Home

Goldsboro Residents CAN REPAIR Homes that Were Posted with Temporary Condemned Signs Release from City of Goldsboro Release date:  October 31, 2016   City of Goldsboro residents who returned to their homes after the flood waters receded and found TEMPORARY CONDEMNED SIGNS can repair their homes. It does not […]

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Volunteer Organizations Here Now To Do Damage Removal

These two organizations are on the ground in Wayne County, helping with damage to homes and yards.   Christ In Action (A disaster relief ministry of volunteers who respond to natural and man-made disasters all across America and in foreign countries.) Can help with Furniture and debris […]

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WCC Resources

Wayne Community College is providing several resources to assist its students and employees who have losses due to the storm. FOOD and CLOTHING WCC N.O.W. (No One Without) Food Pantry located in WLC 412. Hours of Operation Monday, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, 10:00 […]

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Insurance Guidance and Resources

Information from the NC Department of Insurance What To Do if You’ve Suffered Storm Damage – Frequently Asked Questions If I have storm damage, what should I do? Contact your insurance agent/company as soon as possible to arrange a visit from an adjuster. Be patient; insurance companies will […]

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