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4740
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No one and nothing was safe in eastern North Carolina from the devastating flood spawned by Hurricane Floyd in September 1999. Powell describes how school systems in the east dealt with the disaster and how school systems around the state and nation responded to the call for help.
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NCAE News Bulletin (NoCar Oversize L 11 N822x), Vol. 31 Issue 1, Aug 2000, p4-page insert, il Periodical Website
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4754
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The greatest nature to strike eastern Carolina was the flood spawned by Hurricane Floyd. Nineteen thousand square miles of forests, towns, and farms were inundated. East Carolina University personnel are researching various flood effects, including how people cope with trauma from a natural disaster, what evacuation patterns businesses and households used, and school children's stress over the loss of homes and schools, in order to learn ways to help people cope with disaster.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2000, p6-12, il Periodical Website
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4761
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The flood that followed Hurricane Floyd devastated eastern Carolina and affected people from all walks of life. Environmental activists, including Neuse Riverkeeper Rick Dove and Nan Freeland, coordinator of the North Carolina Environmental Justice Network, discuss how far people and the region have recovered and what remains to be done.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 17 Issue 12, Mar 2000, p11-12, il Periodical Website
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4835
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Hurricane Floyd and subsequent flooding was the worst natural disaster to strike eastern Carolina. Huron examines the region one year later and discusses floodplain maps, housing flood victims, and agreements of hog waste lagoons.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 25 Issue 2, Summer 2000, p3-5, il
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Hurricane Floyd, and the subsequent flooding, took 52 lives, destroyed 8,000 homes, and damaged 67,000 more. The havoc was unprecedented in the state's history. How can the state be prepared for the next disaster? Among the recommendations made by the North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research are remapping the floodplains and keeping them up-to-date and, following Florida's example, creating an Emergency Management Trust Fund.
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The town of Grifton in Pitt County provided Grifton Public Service Awards to Bessemer City, Concord, Raleigh, Chapel Hill, and the Charlotte Auditorium, Coliseum & Convention Center Authority for assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Floyd's flooding. The Charlotte Coliseum Authority assisted in preparing meals; Raleigh street crews removed debris; and Concord helped with repairs on water, sewer, streets, and drainage systems.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 50 Issue 3, Mar 2000, p14
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6745
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Hurricane Floyd was the worst natural disaster in the history of North Carolina. Two weeks after Hurricane Dennis dropped ten inches of rain, Floyd dropped another 26 inches on September 15 and 16, 1999. Severe flooding resulted, with damages reaching $6 billion, 60,000 homes flooded, and fifty-two deaths. The authors interviewed over fifty people in seventeen counties for their book, \"Faces From the Flood: Hurricane Floyd Remembered.\" Excerpts are presented in the article.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 36 Issue 5, May 2004, p10-12, il
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In 1999, Hurricane Floyd cut a destructive path across eastern North Carolina, becoming the deadliest storm in the state's history. The storm caused 35 deaths, damages of $3 billion, and destruction of 7,000 homes. Smith examines the ongoing recovery efforts, new forecasting technologies, and research into the state's fisheries five years after the storm.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Autumn 2004, p16-20, il Periodical Website
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Princeville, located in Edgecombe County, has a unique place in history. It is the first town in the country incorporated by African Americans. In 1999, floods caused by Hurricane Floyd devastated the town. Six years later Princeville continues to rebuild itself. Whirty discusses the efforts of citizens to bring their town back to life.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 37 Issue 9, Sept 2005, p18-19, il
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Princeville, founded in 1865, is the oldest town in the United States incorporated by African Americans. The flooding that followed Hurricane Floyd in 1999 destroyed the town. The was not the first time the town had experienced flooding, but it was the first time that national attention was turned on this small, rural community. Princeville was acknowledged as a place of great historical culture and significance. Refusing a FEMA buyout of their damaged or destroyed homes, the citizens chose to remain and rebuild their community.
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Not only did people lose homes and property during Hurricane Floyd, many were separated from their pets. Over 1,200 rescued animals were scattered in shelters around the state. Many never were reunited with their owners. In 2003, the State Animal Response Team (SART) partnered with other organizations to provide micro-chips to identify pets. To date, only 56,000 of the state's estimated 2.6 million companion animals have been equipped in this manner.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Autumn 2009, p10-12, il Periodical Website
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12407
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What has been called a 500-year flood devastated Eastern North Carolina in the wake of Hurricane Floyd. Entire communities were wiped out in Princeville, Greenville, and Kinston. Allegood describes recovery and rebuilding efforts in these areas.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Autumn 2009, p14-19, il Periodical Website
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12402
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Ten years ago everyone in the state was watching Hurricane Floyd as the storm that was supposed to hit Florida took an unexpected turn toward North Carolina. Smith summarizes Floyd's approach, the aftermath, and some lessons learned.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Autumn 2009, p4-5, il Periodical Website
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12403
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North Carolina's barrier islands, like Oak Island, were in the path of powerful Hurricane Floyd. Residents share their memories of the event and how they recovered.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Autumn 2009, p6-7, il Periodical Website
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Now an assistant administrator at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Diane Furgione was the warning coordination meteorologist at the National Weather Service office in Morehead City/Newport when Hurricanes Dennis and Floyd struck. She recounts her experiences and lessons learned.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Autumn 2009, p28-29, il, por Periodical Website
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