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New Hanover County has been awarded more than $4 million to remove Hurricane Florence debris from local creeks

Posted October 15, 2019 at 11:19 am     Category: EngineeringFinanceHurricane RecoveryNews ReleaseSoil and Water Conservation

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has been awarded $4,396,496 in federal assistance through the Emergency Watershed Protection Program to remove debris and sedimentation from streams and waterways … Read More »

Public Notice: Public Comment Period for Hazard Mitigation Grant for Buyout and Elevation of Damaged Homes, Stormwater Infrastructure Projects in New Hanover County

Posted September 27, 2019 at 7:58 am     Category: Hurricane RecoveryNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As part of New Hanover County’s Long Term Hurricane Recovery Plan, New Hanover County applied on behalf of residents for buyout of their properties, or … Read More »

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 »

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