Public Safety Resources for Hurricane Florence
My office has been closely monitoring Hurricane Florence to anticipate the impact on North Carolina and 5th District and ensure that everyone is aware of necessary safety precautions. This is a reminder to remain informed and heed the warnings of state and local officials as the storm approaches. Everyone in the storm's path is in my prayers, and a list of resources for the safety of you and your family is provided below.
North Carolina Department of Public Safety: ncdps.gov
National Hurricane Center’s Florence Page: www.nhc.noaa.gov
See Twitter’s updated list of emergency management accounts to follow for real-time updates on #Florence.
Spanish Language Resources:
United Way’s 2-1-1 is a free hotline that provides information to individuals seeking community resources like shelter, food and water, recovery support, and other basic needs, before, during and after disasters. The service is available in 180 languages 24/7 by simply dialing 2-1-1 or visiting 211.org. As always, in life threatening situations, people should call 9-1-1.