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Posted on: December 18, 2018

New Resource for Hurricane Matthew Victims

The ReBuild North Carolina Program has announced additional dates of outreach events, occurring over the coming months, to assist homeowners who sustained damage from Hurricane Matthew complete their program application for recovery aid.

ReBuild NC, North Carolina’s Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery program, provides funding to applicants for housing repairs, homeowner reimbursement for work that homeowners have already completed on their own and other housing-related issues due to damage from Hurricane Matthew. The ReBuild NC program is the primary opportunity for individuals impacted by Hurricane Matthew to receive federal funding for long-term housing recovery.

All impacted individuals, regardless of where they are in the recovery process, are strongly encouraged to dial 2-1-1 to make an appointment and complete an application at a scheduled outreach event or one of the program’s application centers.

Upcoming events are scheduled as follow:

Duplin County

Thelma D. Bryant Library – 409 W. Main St., Wallace, NC 28466

Dec. 6, 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

Dec. 7, 9:30 a.m.–2 p.m.

Dec. 8, 9:30 a.m.–12 p.m.

Dec. 17, 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.

Sampson County

J.C. Holliday Library – 217 Graham St., Clinton, NC 28328

Dec. 13, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Dec. 14, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Dec. 15, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Dec. 28, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Nash County

Braswell Memorial Library – 727 N. Grace St., Rocky Mount, NC 27804

Dec. 21, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Dec. 22, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Jan. 2, 1–7 p.m.

Craven County

Vanceboro-Craven Library – 7931 Main St., Vanceboro, NC 28586

Jan. 3, 2–8 p.m.

Jan. 4, 2–6 p.m.

Jan. 14, 2–6 p.m.

Wilson County

Wilson County Public Library – 249 Nash St. N., Wilson, NC 27893

Jan. 11, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Jan. 12, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Jan. 22, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

During a scheduled appointment, application specialists are available to assist individuals with completing and submitting a program application.

Individuals who experienced damage during Hurricane Matthew, and were impacted again by Hurricane Florence, may still be eligible to receive assistance for Matthew damages through ReBuild NC.  In order to qualify for Community Development Block Grant –Disaster Recovery assistance through ReBuild NC at this time, the home must have been damaged by Hurricane Matthew in 2016.

More information, including what documentation may be required to complete a program application, can be found online at


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