The Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments in conjunction with the US Economic Development Administration is assisting our region with Hurricanes Mathew and disaster recovery coordination.
Disaster Relief Fund:
Upper Coastal Plain COG Provides the following information for disaster assistance:
Frontline Resource Mobilization and Support
Disaster Response Resources or Dial 211 or 888-892-1162, or text Florence to 898211
Florence 2018 Information
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Certified Relief Funds
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2018 Hurricanes Disaster Housing Recovery Updates – Tuesday, October 9, 2018
- Eligible survivors may receive a single $500 Clean and Removal Assistance (CRA) payment to help cover the cost of cleaning and removing contaminated floor coverings. CRA is part of FEMA’s Other Needs Assistance.
- New State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers have opened in Pender, Robeson, Bladen, Carteret, and Hyde counties. The DRC in Onslow County has relocated.
- The North Carolina Department of Public Safety reports that 405 households (1,189 people) are checked in to hotels through FEMA’s Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program, and FEMA has completed 81,266 home inspections.
- Governor Roy Cooper directed $25 million from the North Carolina Education Lottery Fund to speed repairs to public schools damaged during Hurricane Florence.
Public Assistance (Local Government):
Individual Assistance (Citizens):
FEMA: Apply online at www.disasterassistance.gov. or 1-800-621-3362
speech disability or hearing loss (TTY): 1-800-462-7585
711 or Video Relay Service (VRS) 1-800-621-3362.
- Emergency Loan Program
- Disaster Recovery Tool
- Rehabilitating Disaster Impacted Farmland. Emergency Conservation Program.
- Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program
- North Carolina local USDA Service Centers.
- NRCS Assistance Programs. Including assistance for farmers and ranchers.
- Orchards and nursery trees assistance.
- EQIPS information for conservation incentives to mitigate effects of future disasters.
- Technical and financial assistance to help local communities with imminent hazards Emergency Watershed Protection Program.
- Rural Development Disaster Assistance. Current borrowers and additional resources.
- Emergency Forest Restoration program.
- Risk Managment Agency for producers with crop insurance.
- Agricultural land Assistance Portal.
For additional information contact
(252) 234-5955 or email@example.com