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