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Florence Recovery News

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Interested in a FEMA buyout or elevation grant for your flooded home? The City of New Bern is collecting information from residents whose homes have been flooded by hurricanes and who may be interested in a FEMA Hazard Mitigation Program Grant. Click this link to complete a form for grant consideration or call (252)639-7581. If you have already submitted your information to the City of New Bern or Craven County, your data has been recorded.  Deadline for submission is December 7th.  Printable PDF is available here.

Click on the icons or links below to visit our FEMA, SBA and City of New Bern hurricane information pages.


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Deadline is December 13 for
Individual Assistance (IA).
It's November 16th for Public Assistance
(PA, for government entities & nonprofits).
www.DisasterAssistance.gov



Deadline is December 13
 for physical property damage 
& June 14, 2019 for 
economic injury.
DisasterLoan.SBA.gov

Flood Hazard Mitigation
Presentation Thurs., December 13th,
6pm. Location TBA.  
If you feel your home was
missed during the final debris pickup,
call (252)639-7501.


Senators Thom Tillis and Richard Burr issued the following statement regarding North Carolinians who are applying for federal disaster assistance:

“We’ve recently heard stories of North Carolinians who were denied federal assistance for losses associated with Hurricane Florence. Our offices are now requesting additional information from FEMA and local officials to get a better sense of specifics surrounding these reported cases. While not every North Carolinian who suffered property damage will be eligible for federal assistance, we want to make sure everyone who is eligible for assistance receives it. We encourage any North Carolinian having issues with their application for federal assistance to contact our offices by calling 704-509-9087 (Tillis) or 336-631-5125 (Burr).”