Some communities have recovered from Hurricane Florence. For others, the recovery may never end. The non-profit group Working Narratives received grant funding to ensure stories are told during the healing process, and the flow of vital information reaches the often forgotten areas of eastern NC.
During an official visit to Wrighstville Beach on Thursday, North Carolina Insurance Commissioner and Fire Marshal Mike Causey urged southeastern NC residents to take steps before storms are even named.
No matter what experts predict for this hurricane season, Gannon Medwick tells viewers it only takes one storm to make a difference in their lives. WECT’s Chief Meteorologist talks about the lessons learned from hurricanes Matthew and Florence, and how they should help us prepare for 2019.
“Hurricane Florence damaged this building extensively,” said Ralph Gardner, a citizen at the post office on Thursday. “It has hampered postal operations for quite some time, and we need people who are in charge of this building, we need them here to fix the place.”
An information session for the Cross Creek community on Wednesday night will include representatives from FEMA, the Small Business Administration (SBA), and the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to answer any residents' questions.