Wilmington Housing Authority has been awarded $2.03 million to repair or replace damaged rental units or build new ones in safer locations with a lower risk of flooding.
Duke University environmental scientists urge communities to begin long-term planning for the increase in flooding and resulting pollution during extreme storms made worse by climate change.
The 2022 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to have above-normal activity, according to the mid-season update from NOAA.
National Weather Service meteorologists will discuss hurricanes and their impacts on eastern North Carolina.
NOAA forecasters predict between 14 and 21 named storms for the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season beginning June 1 and officials urge residents to prepare now.
NCDOT is readying for hurricane season with a new system that can track in real time flood risks to roads, bridges and culverts.
Officials encourage residents to take action now to prepare for hurricane season, which begins in less than a month.
ECOnet, an online weather and soil data program through the State Climate Office of North Carolina, will soon be able to collect information from Jockey’s Ridge State Park, the first of the program’s weather stations on the Outer Banks.
Top officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration stressed Wednesday the importance of preparing for hurricanes and understanding risk.
The online course is to help coastal managers and planners plan and implement green infrastructure projects to reduce impacts of coastal hazards in their community.
Dare County Emergency Management Director Drew Pearson has been appointed to serve on the FEMA’s Region 4 Advisory Council.
FEMA is calling for feedback on the program’s management and impacts on threatened and endangered species and their habitats.
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.
Buffaloe, the current president of the N.C. Association of Chiefs of Police, most recently served as director of Public Safety for the Elizabeth City Department of Public Safety and interim city manager.
September is National Preparedness Month and FEMA is encouraging residents to “Prepare to Protect” their loved ones.
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.