Archive for the Hurricane Resources Category

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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DisasterAssistance.gov: One Site, Many Resources:

One Site, Many Resources: DisasterAssistance.gov DisasterAssistance.gov 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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SBA Opens Business Recovery Center in Pitt County

SBA Opens Business Recovery Center in Pitt County Release date:  October 18, 2016 Release Number:  17-055 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today the opening of a Business Recovery Center (BRC) in Pitt County. It will open on Oct. 19 to help businesses impacted by Hurricane Matthew […]

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Avoid Disaster-Related Scams and Fraud

Avoid Disaster-Related Scams and Fraud Release date:  October 17, 2016 Release Number:  NR 001 As North Carolina residents work to recover from the recent flooding resulting from Hurricane Matthew, they should be on guard for and report suspicious activity of potential fraud and scam artists, identity thieves […]

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Tips for Cleaning Your Home after Hurricane Matthew

Tips for Cleaning Your Home after Hurricane Matthew Release date:  October 14, 2016 Release Number:  DR-4283-FL NR 004 Residents returning to or repairing homes damaged by Hurricane Matthew should keep in mind that safety should always be their first consideration when inspecting and cleaning up buildings damaged […]

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Tax Relief for Victims of Hurricane Matthew

Tax Relief for Victims of Hurricane Matthew Did you know the IRS offers special tax law provisions to help you recover financially from the impact of a disaster? Find guidance on disaster assistance and emergency relief, including how to amend tax returns or file an extension. Important Notice: […]

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