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FEMA May Reimburse Short-Term Lodging Expenses
FEMA provides financial assistance to make sure those displaced by Hurricane Florence are in safe and secure housing. This is especially true as colder temperatures move into North Carolina this weekend. If a person has received FEMA funds, they can use that money to pay for a hotel or motel room.
Many people are staying in a home without heat or outside in a tent or other temporary shelter. If you know someone doing so, encourage them to use their FEMA funds for a hotel room.
If residents do get a hotel room during this cold snap, they should keep their receipts. This will serve as proof that the FEMA assistance was used as intended. It will also help to show a continued need for housing help. This may allow the person to receive additional FEMA funds if they are eligible.
Receipts should show survivors’ names, the name of the lodging facility, dates of occupancy and the amount paid.
Farmer Assistance Click Link: https://ncdisaster.ces.ncsu.edu/farmer-disaster-assistance-meeting-10-31-2018/
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WHY DID FEMA SAY MY HOME HAS INSUFFICIENT DAMAGE?
DISASTER RECOVER CENTERS
109 AIRPORT RD. 516 SOUTH LESLIE ST
KINSTON, NC GOLDSBORO, NC
9 - 7 MONDAY - SATURDAY 9 - 7 MONDAY - WEDNESDAY
THROUGH 10/31/18 THROUGH 10/31/18
Tillis & Burr Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance Applications
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Daniel Keylin (Tillis)| (202) 224-6342
Caitlin Carroll (Burr) |(202) 228-1616
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, North Carolina 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).”
Residents from North Carolina who are initially denied disaster assistance can appeal the decision to FEMA. The offices of Senators Tillis and Burr have been assisting North Carolinians with the FEMA application process, and residents are encouraged to contact their offices if they have any questions or are not receiving timely or satisfactory responses.
Senators Tillis and Burr led the North Carolina Congressional delegation’s successful efforts to secure a significant down payment for the state’s long-term recovery in legislation passed last week. Senators Tillis and Burr will continue to work with Congressional leaders to ensure North Carolina has the long-term resources necessary to rebuild from Hurricane Florence.
For three days only, FEMA will have a Mobile Registration Intake Center will be in Snow Hill, Greene County.
The center will be open Monday through Wednesday October 15 – 17, 2018.
The center offers in-person assistance to homeowners and renters who sustained damage in counties included in the North Carolina federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence.
468 Hwy 13 South
Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Opening Monday, October 15 for three days only.
The Lenior County FEMA Office will also take applications, go to the Link below!
Lenior County FEMA Office