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New Hanover County earns two statewide awards for innovation

Posted August 27, 2019 at 9:47 am     Category: Environmental ManagementHurricane RecoveryNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County recently received two Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU) Excellence in Innovation Awards given by the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners … Read More »

New Hanover County co-hosts August 14 information session on National Flood Insurance Program

Posted August 8, 2019 at 4:24 pm     Category: Hurricane RecoveryNews ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County residents can learn about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and ways to prepare property so it qualifies for flood insurance discounts … Read More »

New Hanover County Wins Seven National Achievement Awards

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has been recognized with seven Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The seven awarded programs focus on treatment for opioid abuse, … Read More »

New Hanover County Urges Residents to Update Emergency Plans and Kits

Posted May 6, 2019 at 5:09 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementHurricane RecoveryNews Release

May 5-11 is North Carolina Hurricane Preparedness Week New Hanover County – The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners have proclaimed May 5-11 as Hurricane Preparedness Week, and encourage residents … Read More »

New Hanover County to host Hurricane Survivor Housing Resource Fair Tuesday

Posted March 4, 2019 at 2:12 pm     Category: Hurricane RecoveryNews ReleaseOther

New Hanover County, NC – The New Hanover County Hurricane Florence Recovery Coordination Office will host a housing resource fair on Tuesday, March 5, from 4 to 7 p.m. for … Read More »

Public Notice: Public comment period currently underway for Hazard Mitigation Grant Program buyouts

Posted March 1, 2019 at 12:27 pm     Category: Hurricane RecoveryNews ReleasePublic Notice

New Hanover County, NC – Notice is hereby given that New Hanover County is being considered for funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through the Hazard Mitigation Grant … Read More »

New Hanover County Hurricane Florence Recovery Coordination Office welcomes partners

Posted February 26, 2019 at 4:22 pm     Category: Hurricane RecoveryNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – Additional resources will be available at New Hanover County’s Hurricane Florence Recovery Coordination Office beginning Wednesday, February 27. North Carolina Emergency Management (NCEM) and Hope4NC … Read More »

Learn about grants to rebuild after Hurricane Florence at Monday’s Information Session

Posted January 24, 2019 at 10:56 am     Category: Hurricane RecoveryNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County is hosting a drop-in information session on Monday, January 28, from 4 to 7 p.m., to help homeowners, businesses and community organizations … Read More »

New Hanover County Updates for Hurricane Florence Recovery

Posted December 19, 2018 at 4:33 pm     Category: Building SafetyEnvironmental ManagementHurricane RecoveryNews Release

FEMA Registration Deadline Today– Disaster Recovery Center to Stay Open Through January In order to be potentially eligible for individual assistance, residents must register with FEMA and the Small Business … Read More »

County Residents Encouraged to Have All Hurricane Debris Curbside by December 10

Posted December 6, 2018 at 4:26 pm     Category: Environmental ManagementHurricane RecoveryNews ReleaseOther

New Hanover County, NC – Crews are beginning the final phase of removal of vegetative and demolition debris related to Hurricane Florence cleanup and residents in the unincorporated areas of … Read More »

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