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Posted on: October 16, 2018

FEMA adds Orange to list of N.C. counties eligible for Florence disaster assistance

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (FEMA News Release) -- Residents and business owners in Anson, Orange and Union counties may now apply for disaster assistance for uninsured and underinsured damage and losses resulting from Hurricane Florence.

“People across North Carolin...

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Hurricane Florence
Posted on: October 16, 2018

Hurricane Florence survivors eligible for SBA loan deferments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SBA PRESS RELEASE) – To further support Hurricane Florence recovery efforts, the U.S. Small Business Administration will offer deferments of up to nine months on SBA-serviced loans held by eligible residents, ...

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Hurricane Florence
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Florence leaves behind unwanted visitors

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Hurricane Florence and the tropical rains are over, but standing water in low-lying areas and containers has resulted in an influx of unwanted visitors -- large broods of large mosquitoes. While most mosquitoes are just a nuisance, North Carolina has as m...

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Hurricane Florence
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Residents encouraged to use online reporting tool to report damage

Orange County Emergency Services has a new online tool for residents to report damage related to Hurricane Florence.

The damage assessment form is linked with the county's GIS software, enabling Emergency Services to map reported incidents. This informatio...

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Hurricane Florence
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Stay Connected with OC to receive updated storm information

Orange County wants to keep you informed during Hurricane Florence. We have several methods of communications available.

Text: To receive regular updates on Hurricane Florence impacts on Orange County, please text OCStorm to 888-777. Standard text...

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Hurricane Florence
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Emergency Management officials say prepare for a storm well before it strikes

When an emergency strikes your family may be without power or access to grocery stores, running water or other day-to-day necessities. The best way to prepare for that is to build a Family Emergency Kit. The Kit should have some basic items, but should ma...

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