- Posted: September 24, 2018
- Category: Craven County
Craven County Updates 9-24
Road Update: Streets Ferry Road to River Road is open from Vanceboro to Weyerhaeuser.
The Craven County Central Distribution and Receiving Site and the Points of Distribution operated by Craven County Emergency Management have an abundant supply of water and additional water donations are not needed at this time. “Thanks to the generosity of individuals and companies from across the country, Craven County has the water supply it needs to assist residents impacted by Hurricane Florence,” said Jack B. Veit, III. “Craven County appreciates the kindness of those willing to help our citizens in need. The country’s response to that need has been enormous and we are thankful for that.”
Current donation needs include diapers, cleaning supplies, blankets, lawn rakes, shovels, lawn claws/leaf scoops, and non-perishable food items. All large palletized donations must be coordinated with Craven County Emergency Management at 252-636-6608 before deploying trucks to ensure staffing and warehouse space is available to receive the donation.
Attention Bridgeton Community:
Free hot meals and supplies next to Ipock’s Body Shop located at 907 D Street Bridgeton, NC tomorrow September 24, 2018 starting at 4:00PM. Look for the blue tent.
FEMA Disaster Survival Assistance will be conducting registration intake at their mobile center located behind Havelock City Hall, located at 1 Governmental Avenue Havelock, NC. They will be open daily from 9 AM to 7 PM.
There will be a collection drive at Vanceboro Farm Life Elementary School, located at 2000 Farm Life Ave. Vanceboro, NC, on Monday, September 24th from 8:30am-12noon. Please donate if you can to help support students and their families of Vanceboro and Craven County.
Bridgeton Elementary School Disaster Relief Drive at 230 Branch Canal Road New Bern, NC on Monday September 24, 2018 10:00AM to 6:00PM.
N.C. Dept of Insurance sets up Insurance Camps, relief sites in hard hit New Bern, Jacksonville
RALEIGH — Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has organized Insurance Camps to be held in flood-ravaged New Bern and Jacksonville this week to help storm victims recover from Hurricane Florence.
Representatives from approximately 20 insurance companies and FEMA will set up Tuesday in a village-like setting at the Lowe’s Home Improvement store parking lot, 1400 Lowe’s Blvd., New Bern, NC 28562 from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Agents will be on hand to answer questions and help file insurance claims.
On Wednesday, the camp will move to the Lowe’s Improvement Store parking lot at 425 Yopp Rd., Jacksonville, NC 28540 and take place from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
“We are going in to areas devastated by wind, rain and flooding to assist people whose homes and lives have been torn apart by Hurricane Florence,” said Commissioner Causey. “We want to give victims direct contact with their insurance company and others who can answer questions and address concerns so they can file insurance claims and can get their lives back on track as soon as possible.”
For more information, visit www.ncdoi.com.