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Important Resources:

 The North Carolina Bar Association is partnering with the American Bar Association, FEMA and Legal Aid of North Carolina to operate a Disaster Legal Services Hotline for those impacted by Hurricane Matthew. Low-income survivors facing legal issues may call 1-800-662-7407, and individuals who qualify for assistance will be matched with North Carolina lawyers who have volunteered to provide free, limited legal help. 

http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/administrative/disaster/nc_3380_press_release.authcheckdam.pdf

North Carolina Cooperative Extension is hosting an online disaster portal with a host of information and fact-sheets about food safety, returning home after a flood, and agricultural recovery information for our farmers. ncdisaster.org

 The North Carolina Department of Public Safety is posting storm-related information online at http://www.ncdps.gov/hurricane-matthew-2016. Visit this site for information about road conditions, shelters, food assistance and other storm recovery help.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) North Carolina Farm Service Agency (FSA) has a host of programs for to help farmers and livestock producers recover from heavy rains, flooding and other qualifying events related to Hurricane Matthew. Visit www.fsa.usda.gov/ or contact your local FSA Office by visiting http://offices.usda.gov

 The North Carolina office of USDA Rural Development has additional resources and support programs for communities and families. www.rd.usda.gov/nc

 Seventeen federal agencies have partnered to form an online portal to help users access and apply for disaster assisted jointly through federal, tribal, state, local, and private sector partners.www.disasterassistance.gov