NC - Your opinion: How to use $542 million in Florence recovery funds?

There is still more than $200 million in unaddressed damages to more than 3,000 homes throughout Eastern North Carolina from Hurricane Florence — but there is a plan in place to help fix that, and your feedback on that plan is needed.

The draft action plan is available for review on the ReBuild NC website at by clicking to learn more under the Public comment period open: Hurricane Florence action plan on the second bulleted image at the top of the page. Print copies of the draft plan are also available by calling 984-833-4344.

Public comments can be submitted by email to or by U.S. Postal Service mail to: ReBuild NC, Attn: Florence Action Plan, P.O. Box 110465, Durham, 27709. Public comments on the draft plan must be submitted by 5 p.m. March 8.

According to the North Carolina Office of Recovery and Resiliency’s (NCORR) Hurricane Florence action plan, Craven County is the area with the highest amount of unmet needs at more than $145 million. When it comes to FEMA damage inspections, Onslow County was one of the highest-impacted at 7,441 reports of damage.

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