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Hurricane Florence Resource Guide

Resources for disaster relief and information

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Federal Government Resources for Relief

Federal Government Resources


FEMA Hurricane Florence Resources

FEMA National Flood Insurance Program

National Hurricane Center - This National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) website for hurricane related information includes tracking information, maps, forecasts, advisories, educational resources, as well as a number of other resources. (NOAA & NWS) - The resources on this site include a Florence Information page that contains links regarding storm information, post-hurricane safety information, and local storm information.

Hurricane Safety Tips and Resources (NOAA & NWS) - This website has information for a number of different disasters, including a page dedicated to Hurricanes - This government site has information regarding Hurricane Florence, including information on after a disaster, returning home, disaster relief assistance, and tools and resources from across the federal government.

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - The USDA has a page with information regarding Hurricane Florence Resources and Information, as well as a press release that contains information about the USDA's response to Hurricane Florence, with links to disaster assistance, food safety and food assistance, crop and livestock loss, and community recovery resources.

US Department of Transportation Resources for Hurricane Florence

Help for Victims of Hurricane Florence (IRS)

US Department of Health & Human Services Public Health Emergency - Hurricane Florence 2018

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) - The FCC has public safety information for Hurricane Florence

North Carolina Resources for Relief

North Carolina Government Resources

North Carolina Department of Public Safety (NCDPS) - Hurricane Florence 2018 - This site has information regarding evacuations, shelters, flood risks, power outages, as well as other storm related information and resources.  There is also a page for Emergency Management, which contains links to RebuildNC (Hurricane Matthew Recovery program) and Disaster Recovery.

North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) - The NCDOT has a page dedicated to Hurricane Florence with information about road conditions and flooding.

NCDPS County Emergency Management Agencies

North Carolina Department of Revenue

North Carolina Association of County Commissioners ( - This website has information regarding Hurricane Florence Resources.

North Carolina Forest Service (NCFS) - NCFS has information regarding Hurricane Florence including temporary closures, as well as links to other resources.

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS)

North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) - NCDEQ has a page on Storm Season that includes links for Recovery/After Storm.

Additional Resources

Remember to check your local government's website for additional information that is specific to your county, city, town, or municipality.

NC 211 (provided by United Way of North Carolina) - This website and phone number (Call 211) has information regarding housing & shelters, utilities, healthcare, food, and many other topics.