Disaster Recovery Information Page

EVENT INFORMATION: Hurricane Florence (Huracán Florence)

From Thursday-Saturday, September 13-15, 2018, Pitt County was impacted by Hurricane Florence. While local impacts were not as significant as initially expected, widespread devastation was experienced throughout much of Southeastern North Carolina. Contained on this page is important information regarding recovery and restoration following this storm event.

De jueves a sábado, del 13 al 15 de septiembre de 2018, el huracán Florence afectó al condado de Pitt. Si bien los impactos no fueron tan significativos como se esperaba inicialmente, se experimentó una gran devastación en gran parte del sureste de Carolina del Norte. El contenido de esta página es información importante sobre recuperación y restauración después de este evento de tormenta.

Pitt County Recovery Update

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, Pitt County residents and local governments have been approved for nearly $2.1 million in state and federal funds:

• More than $187,000 in state and federal grants have gone to 81 homeowners and renters.

• As of March 26, 32 flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $407,000 in claims have been paid to date.

• Nearly $1.3 million in U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loans have been approved for 36 homeowners and businesses.

• FEMA has provided more than $202,000 to the state to help local governments in Pitt County with Hurricane Florence-related expenses.

Public Assistance

• Pitt County was approved for assistance to local governments for debris removal and emergency protective measures Sept. 24 and permanent work Oct. 22.

• As of April 17, 19 Requests for Public Assistance were received and 15 approved to date.

• An applicant briefing was held November 5, 2018.

Resource Donation InformationDonations are still welcome!  •  ¡Donaciones son bienvenidas!

Through the Disaster Recovery Partner Network for Pitt County (DRP), a local network of churches, the County has identified a list of facilities capable of receiving donations in various locations throughout the County. Those wishing to donate goods or services are asked to locate the organization closest to them, and to please call the number listed BEFORE dropping off donations.

A través de la Red de Socios de Recuperación de Desastres del Condado de Pitt, una red de iglesias locales, el Condado ha identificado una lista de facilidades capaz de recibir donaciones in varios lugares alrededor del Condado. Aquellos que desean donar bienes ō servicios se les piden que localicen la organización más cercana a ellos, y que llamen antemano, por favor, el número enumerado ANTES de dejar sus donaciones.


Churches Outreach Network
1713 Albemarle Avenue
Greenville, NC 27834
Contact: Rev. Dr. Rodney Coles, Sr. 252-717-9600
Hours: Mon-Fri- 9am-3pm

Holly Hill Original Free Will Baptist Church
755 Porter Road
Greenville, NC 27834
Contact: Bishop Tripp 252-531-2993
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-12pm-

Greater Mount Zion Christian Church
3872 Avon Road
Grimesland, NC 27837
Contact: Bishop Joe Dixon 252-347-1984 or Mrs. Lind Dixon 252-864-7668
Hours: Mon 10am-1pm. Tues 6pm-9pm, Thursday 6pm-9pm

Grifton Mission Minitries
6499 North Highland Blvd
Grifton, NC 28530
Contact: Billy Tarlton 252-531-1931 or Elaine Tarlton 252-253-8677
Hours: 8am-8pm 7days a week

Community Fellowship Ministries
4111 South Main Street
Farmville, NC 27828
Contact: Pastor Lester Gay 252-814-4516 or Rose Gay 252-714-4513
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-6pm.

New Dimensions Community Church
1700 W. 6th Street
Greenville, NC 27834
Contact: Pastor Eve Rogers 252-258-4206 or Ray Rogers 252-531-3034
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 10am-2pm

St. John Missionary Baptist Church Soul Saving Center
2921 Briery Swamp Road
Stokes, NC 27884
Contact: Pastor Gregory Black 252-341-1576 or Patricia Black 252-413-9173
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-6pm

Antioch Church Ministries
2659 Railroad Street
Bell Arthur, NC 27811
Contact:Bishop Lewis 252-327-2339
Hours: mon-Fri 9am-12pm

New Wynn Chapel Missionary Baptist Church
191 Package Craft Road
Bethel, NC 27812
Contact: Pastor James Lindsey 252-236-5763
Hours: Call Pastor Lindsey to Schedule time

Annoited One Ministries
7271 N. Edge Road
Ayden, NC 28513
Contact: Judy Hart 252-746-2722
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Please call Dr. Rodney Coles, Sr. President, Chair Disaster Recovery at 252-717-9600 with all donations so that inventory can be established as well as a complete report.Last Update: Sunday 9/16/2018 3:15 PM