Substantial Damage Determinations After a presidentially declared disaster, local officials inspect homes damaged by flood waters to determine whether a structure was damaged to the extent that it will have to meet current building codes and floodplain management regulations when it is repaired. A determination of “substantial damage” applies to a severely damaged home or […]
Public Assistance for Houses of Worship Houses of worship and other nonprofit organizations may be eligible for FEMA assistance to help pay for emergency protective measures, debris removal and repairing or replacing facilities damaged by Tropical Storm Fred. Under the Public Assistance program, FEMA may be able to provide financial assistance to certain private, […]
Hazard Mitigation Public Information Meeting Haywood County Emergency Services 141 Hemlock Street Waynesville, NC 28786 Office: 828-452-4770 Fax: 828-452-6783 Travis Donaldson, Director For Immediate Release — September 30, 2021 Hazard Mitigation Public Information Meeting As a result of the flooding that occurred with Tropical Storm Fred, Haywood County residents and property owners may be eligible […]
This is a message from the Town of Canton. Due to a cyber attack on voip phone systems in the area, the normal police numbers will not work. All emergency calls should call 911 for immediate assistance. Non-Emergency assistance numbers for the police department for citizens to call will be 828-734-1836 and 828-508-8937 until further […]
Starting Today, September 27, 2021 until the retaining wall project completion, 19/23 East Bound Only at Church Street (Lamp Factory) to Wells Funeral Home, will be CLOSED.
Personal Property Items Eligible for Repair or Replacement After a Disaster If you live in Buncombe, Haywood or Transylvania County and had personal property damaged or destroyed by Tropical Storm Fred, FEMA may provide financial assistance under the Other Needs Assistance provision of the Individuals and Households Program. The assistance is intended to meet the […]
The Town of Canton Administrative Offices (Town Hall, Water, Taxes, Zoning, etc.) has been relocated to 118 Main Street Suite A (Smathers Law Building). Office Hours are 7:30am to 4:00pm Monday – Friday. Contact Information: Town Hall 648-2363 Police Dept. 648-2376 or 911 for Emergencies Fire Dept. 646-3418 or 911 for Emergencies Filter Plant 646-3414 […]
FEMA ADVISORY – DR-4617-NC Tropical Storm Fred Recovery Update KEY MESSAGES Homeowners and renters in Buncombe, Haywood and Transylvania counties who had uninsured losses from Tropical Storm Fred may be eligible for federal disaster assistance from FEMA. FEMA has programs that may provide financial help with temporary housing expenses, basic home repairs and other essential […]
News Release How to Document Home Ownership and Occupancy for FEMA ASHEVILLE, N.C. – As part of the disaster assistance process, FEMA must determine ownership and occupancy of damaged primary residences. Recently, the agency took steps to make it easier for disaster survivors in Buncombe, Haywood and Transylvania counties who experienced flooding from Tropical […]
FEMA OPENS MOBILE UNITS TO APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE/ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Los inquilinos en los condados de Buncombe, Haywood y Transylvania cuyas casas y propiedades fueron dañadas a causa de la tormenta tropical Fred pueden solicitar asistencia federal por desastre.
News Release FEMA Opens 2 Registration Centers in Haywood County ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Two FEMA registration centers are now open in Canton to help Tropical Storm Fred survivors apply for FEMA assistance. FEMA mobile units are at these locations this weekend: • 13175 Cruso Rd, Canton, NC 28716 – East Fork Baptist Church • 77 […]