Potential threats from hurricanes include powerful winds, heavy rainfall, storm surges, coastal and inland flooding, rip currents, tornadoes, and landslides. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. We have prepared a comprehensive list of resources as you prepare for and/or recover from a hurricane.


General Information

Hurricane Readiness

National Hurricane Center

North Carolina Department of Public Safety

NC Road Conditions

NC Housing Finance Agency (NCHFA) Hurricane Resources

NC 2-1-1 |United Way of NC

Ready NC

NC Disaster Information Center | NC State Extension

Hurricane Kit


Charity Navigator

American Red Cross

North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund

Foundation For the Carolinas

Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina

Disaster Assistance

NC Shelters

NC Small Business & Technology Development Center: Recovery Resources

Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance

Small Business Association (SBA) Disaster Loans


National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) “What To Do After The Flood”

Business Solutions

U.S. Chamber Foundation: Small Business Recovery Guide

NCMEP Emergency Preparedness Resources For Business

OSHA Hurricane Preparedness and Response

OSHA Flood Preparedness and Response

Relief and Recovery Services

Red Cross

NC Shelters


FEMA Center for Preparedness Training