Beaufort County has been approved for more than $1.6 million to acquire, demolish and remove 19 residential structures in Washington that were flooded after Hurricane Florence in 2018.
The state and FEMA approved $6.5 million to acquire 31 flood-prone properties in Pender County that will be converted to open space.
North Topsail Beach officials say the town now has federal approval to begin Hurricane Florence dune restoration work that was supposed to have begun in November.
Public comment period ends Thursday on amendments to state action plans for communities impacted by hurricanes Matthew and Florence.
The North Carolina Office of Recovery and Resiliency is asking the public for feedback until Jan. 7 on plans for disaster recovery and mitigation funds.
The North Carolina Hazard Mitigation Team will be on Ocracoke Island this week to document damage caused by hurricanes Florence and Dorian.
The public will be able to share feedback on proposed projects at Croatan National Forest to repair damage caused during Hurricane Florence and increase resiliency.
The North Carolina Office of Recovery and Resiliency has awarded $49.3 million in funding since 2019 through a program designed to help local and tribal governments recover after recent hurricanes and to build resilience.
North Carolina has spent more than $3.5 billion to help survivors of hurricanes Florence and Matthew, with $2.27 billion alone related to Florence recovery.
State and Federal Emergency Management Agency officials have approved more than $25.9 million to reimburse the North Carolina Department of Transportation for costs related to Hurricane Florence.
The state and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have approved reimbursing the Department of Transportation $6.3 million for debris removal costs from Hurricane Florence.
The state Office of Recovery and Resiliency opened Monday an application period for eligible homeowners who suffered damage from hurricanes Matthew and Florence and is looking for feedback on proposed amendments for disaster recovery fund spending plans.
After being closed for 20 months while undergoing millions in repairs to damage caused by September 2018’s Hurricane Florence, the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum & Heritage Center on Harkers Island will reopen at 10 a.m. Friday.
The state Division of Marine Fisheries is accepting comments until May 28 on a draft spending plan for $7.7 million in federal fisheries disaster aid for seafood businesses that lost revenue because of Hurricane Florence.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has approved North Carolina’s plan for spending $542 million in Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery funding related to Hurricane Florence.
Gov. Roy Cooper’s office says $7.7 million in federal fisheries disaster assistance has been secured for the state, part of a $65 million appropriation by Congress for fishery disasters nationwide in 2019.