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Western North Carolina Communities Receive Help to Recover From Tornadoes and Flooding

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 2:23 pm
Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Governor Roy Cooper today announced that financial assistance is available through the U.S. Small Business Administration for residents affected by storms that struck Watauga and surrounding counties last month.

More Home Repair Funds Coming for Hurricane Matthew Survivors, Gov. Cooper Announces

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 1:55 pm
Monday, November 20, 2017

Hurricane Matthew survivors whose homes were damaged by the storm can apply for additional financial help starting later this month.

North Carolina continues support of recovery operations in Puerto Rico

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 4:18 pm
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Emergency managers from across North Carolina have been working in Puerto Rico since October 1 to support ongoing relief and recovery efforts underway on the U.S. island territory hit by Hurricane Maria on Sept. 20. Another team departs Friday for Puerto Rico while one returns home Sunday.

Governor Cooper Signs State Disaster Declaration for Eden

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 10:59 am
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Governor Roy Cooper today signed a state disaster declaration for the city of Eden and a separate letter to the U.S.

Gov. Cooper Announces River Basin Studies to Reduce Future Flooding

Tue, 14/11/2017 - 4:31 pm
Monday, November 13, 2017

After widespread devastation from Hurricane Matthew, North Carolina is using experts to study the Cashie, Lumber, Neuse and Tar rivers to help prevent future flooding, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.