Archive for the Hurricane Resources Category

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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Replacing Important Documents

Information from NC Department of Public Safety and other sources To replace important documents lost or damaged during Hurricane Matthew, contact the following agencies. SNAP Card (Food Stamps): Wayne County residents: Wayne County Department of Social Services, 301 N. Herman St., Goldsboro, NC 27530, 919-580-4034, Residents of other counties: 1-866-719-0141, […]

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Where to Seek Assistance

Information from and other sources Throughout the recovery period, it is important to monitor local radio or television reports and other media sources for information about where to get emergency housing, food, first aid, clothing, and financial assistance. Direct Assistance Direct assistance to individuals and families […]

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Housing Help

Housing Help Information from the N.C. Department of Public Safety N.C. Emergency Management is working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to find short-term and long-term temporary housing for people displaced by Hurricane Matthew. A number of state and federal programs can help eligible people find a safe, […]

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Ways to Help: Donate, Volunteer

DONATE United Way of Wayne County has set up a Hurricane Matthew Relief Fund. All monies donated to the fund will be used to support relief efforts for people affected by the storm and long-term recovery needs if funding allows. All of the money raised will be […]

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One Site, Many Resources: provides one-stop shopping for recovery resources. Complete a simple online form to get a personalized list of possible assistance. The site allows you to: Find disaster assistance that meets your personal needs. Learn about more than 70 forms of assistance from […]

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Check Roads, Ferry Schedules Before You Go

Check Roads, Ferry Schedules Before You Go Many roadways remain closed in Eastern North Carolina due to Hurricane Matthew and the flooding that followed it.  For information on roads in a specific location, go to the Traveler Services section of NC Department of Transportation’s website and choose a […]

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Who’s in Your Community after a Disaster

There are many agencies and organizations helping with our recovery. This graphic explains the roles of some of them.     FEMA/Virginia Case – Oct 24, 2016

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Understanding Your FEMA Letter and How to Appeal It

Understanding Your FEMA Letter and How to Appeal It Release date:  October 21, 2016 Release Number:  NR 015 If you applied for FEMA help in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew and you disagree with the decision stated in the letter you received, a quick fix may be […]

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Wayne County Public Schools Hurricane Announcements

Wayne County Public Schools Hurricane Announcements October 20, 2016 UpdateOn October 20, Wayne County Public Schools students returned to school for the first time since October 7, the day before Hurricane Matthew struck Wayne County. WCPS has the following updates for parents, students and staff. Make-Up Time Since the […]

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