A group of property owners in the Phase 5 area of North Topsail Beach’s beach nourishment plan says it wants out and to be annexed by neighboring Surf City.
Erik Hooks, North Carolina’s previous secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security adviser, has been sworn in as FEMA’s new deputy administrator.
Dare County Emergency Management Director Drew Pearson has been appointed to serve on the FEMA’s Region 4 Advisory Council.
Though the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season ended Tuesday, officials urge residents to be prepared for disasters year-round.
FEMA is calling for feedback on the program’s management and impacts on threatened and endangered species and their habitats.
Dare County has been awarded $4.2 million to elevate homes, one of the many counties to be awarded through the North Carolina Emergency Management and FEMA Hazard Mitigation Program.