Hurricane Matthew

Community / Local Government

Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) / DRC Locator

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.

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.

 The North Carolina Department of Public Safety is posting storm-related information online at 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 or contact your local FSA Office by visiting

 The North Carolina office of USDA Rural Development has additional resources and support programs for communities and families.

 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