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FEMA funds spent in our area since Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence survivors in North Carolina have received more than $1.2 billion in federal funding, according to FEMA. 

FEMA approves $41.5 million for NC hurricane response

FEMA has approved $41.5 million to reimburse North Carolina Emergency Management for emergency response activities during Hurricane Florence.

FEMA head Brock Long, investigated over vehicle use, resigns

The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is resigning, months after an investigation found he misused government vehicles to travel to his home in North Carolina.

FEMA approves $9.5 million for New Hanover County debris removal

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $9.5 million to reimburse New Hanover County for removal of debris following Hurricane Florence.

Deadline extended for Florence aid request in North Carolina

Home and business owners suffering damages from Hurricane Florence are running out of time to request federal government aid.

US says transfer from FEMA funds won’t harm hurricane relief

Trump administration officials pushed back Wednesday against a Democratic senator's claim that nearly $10 million from the government's disaster relief agency was transferred to immigration enforcement.

EPA removes waste at Texas toxic sites, won’t say from where

The Environmental Protection Agency says it has recovered 517 containers of "unidentified, potentially hazardous material" from highly contaminated toxic waste sites in Texas that flooded last month during Hurricane Harvey.

House rushes to vote first billions for Harvey relief

With federal disaster reserves running out, the House is swiftly moving to pass President Donald Trump's request for a $7.9 billion first installment of relief for victims of Harvey.

Post-Harvey problems plague Texas as funerals for dead begin

One week after Harvey roared into the Gulf Coast, a Texas city struggled with no drinking water, fires kept erupting at a stricken chemical plant and funerals began for some of those who drowned in the floodwaters.

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