An audit of the state’s distribution of tens of millions in disaster recovery funds finds the N.C. Department of Public Safety failed to provide proper oversight of how the money was spent.
Online workshops will allow for residents in Eastern Carolina Council of Governments and Mid-East Commission counties to provide direct input on resilience planning.
North Carolina Office of Recovery and Resiliency is funding the development of floodprint reports for select communities in eastern North Carolina most impacted by hurricanes Matthew and Florence.
Funds are available through the Division of Marine Fisheries for seafood dealers and processors, ocean fishing piers, for-hire fishing operations, and bait and tackle shops affected by Hurricane Florence.
A recent study looked at the effects of 2018’s Hurricane Florence on the Neuse River’s physical landscape and the Neuse estuary.
The state’s new Regional Resilience Portfolio Program was formed to help eastern North Carolina communities that were impacted by Hurricane Florence plan for climate change.
Croatan National Forest rangers are asking for comments on a proposed project to address damage on the Neuse River related to 2018’s Hurricane Florence.
The state has committed to fund more than 1,000 new affordable housing units in areas hit by hurricanes Matthew and Florence, including southeastern coastal counties.
Coastal residents whose homes were damaged or destroyed by hurricanes Matthew and Florence say they’re frustrated with long delays, caseworker turnover and unfulfilled promises from Rebuild NC.
The state and FEMA awarded New Bern close to $1 million to demolish eight flood-prone homes.
Zena Underwood and her husband Mark saw their home flood repeatedly, including during Hurricane Florence, before a state buyout program helped them move and took the property off the market for good.
The state and FEMA have approved a hazard mitigation project grant of $1 million to improve disaster resilience in Currituck County.
Assistance is available for eligible homeowners in 27 counties to repair damage due to Hurricane Florence in 2018.
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.