hurricane recovery new bern nc

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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City of New Bern, NC

Attend a Special Webinar featuring Flood Damage and Mitigation Expert, Henk Ovink

The public is invited to attend a special webinar at City Hall, 300 Pollock Street, on Tuesday, November 20 at 10 a.m. in the 2nd floor courtroom.  The webinar will feature a presentation on innovative flood mitigation solutions, particularly in the wake of hurricane Florence.  The webinar will air live on City 3 …

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US Smaill Business Administration

SBA Extends Physical Damage Application Deadline to Dec. 13

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has extended the deadline to apply for physical disaster damages in North Carolina. Businesses and individuals with physical damages caused by Hurricane Florence on Sept. 7 – 29, 2018, should apply for SBA low-interest disaster loans before the Dec. 13, 2018 deadline. The disaster declaration covers the …

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Press Conference Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence Update from City of New Bern Officials – Day 5

The City of New Bern held a press conference this morning at 9:30 a.m. at City Hall. City Officials present were Mayor Dana Outlaw, Mayor pro tem Sabrina Bengel, City Manager Mark Stevens, City Engineer and Utilities Director Jordan Hughes, Fire Chief Bobby Boyd, and Police Captain Bobby Jones. Mayor Outlaw started out …

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Hurricane Recovery

We will resume posting articles when we have Internet access

With Hurricane Florence impacting New Bern and Eastern NC, we are in the Mountains of Western NC until the storm passes and we can get back to New Bern. In the meantime, we have very limited Internet access, so we won’t be publishing the daily articles until we have a stronger Internet signal. …

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