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City of New Bern - National Trust for Historic Preservation

National Trust for Historic Preservation Awards New Bern a Preservation Grant towards Flood Resiliency Planning

The City of New Bern has been awarded a $10,000 grant by the National Trust for Historic Preservation from its Preservation Fund. This grant will be used to create a flood resiliency plan for New Bern including its historic assets and historic districts. Flood resiliency planning will help New Bern reduce vulnerability to …

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FEMA Announcement

Disaster Case Management Program Approved for Florence Survivors

North Carolina residents whose lives were upended by Hurricane Florence may be eligible to get a case manager to help them with their recovery. FEMA approved the State of North Carolina’s request for the Disaster Case Management program for use in the counties affected by the flooding that followed Hurricane Florence. The grant …

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Hope Bucher and Tom Faulkenberry

How to Clean up and Rebuild Homes and Businesses after Hurricane Florence

If you’re not already in the process of cleaning your house after Hurricane Florence, you probably don’t know where to start. Either scenario, I’m sure that your feeling overwhelmed and our hearts go out to you. Although it’s a daunting and laborious job, you can do it. If you need help, don’t be …

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Hurricane Florence Disaster Unemployment Assistance

Eight North Carolina Counties Declared for Disaster Unemployment Assistance

The Division of Employment Security (DES) has announced that the following counties have been approved for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) due to the effects of Hurricane Florence: Beaufort, Brunswick, Carteret, Craven, New Hanover, Onslow, Pamlico and Pender. Additional counties may be added to the DUA availability designation at a later date. Individuals from …

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Hurricane Recovery

Hurricane Florence Resources, Travel, and Recovery Information

We’ve received a lot of inquiries from residents wanting to know when they can return. Road conditions are deteriorating across the State of North Carolina. The NC Emergency Management Operations and NCDOT strongly advises people to stay off the roads due to flash flooding, rising rivers, and fallen trees. They project the flooding …

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