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More than two years later, Eastern North Carolina communities are still recovering from the flooding and impacts of Hurricane Floyd in 1999. This article discusses the continuing efforts of North Carolina electric cooperatives, how they were able to restore electrical power following the storm, and lessons learned in disaster preparation and relief.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 34 Issue 7, July 2002, p6, il, por
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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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Princeville, home to 2,100 people, was devastated by Hurricane Floyd's flooding. Chartered in 1885, the town was one of the first in the United States founded by former slaves. An executive order issued by President William J. Clinton creates a special council to help preserve and protect Princeville during its rebuilding phase. Presidential executive orders rarely target one municipality for federal assistance.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 50 Issue 3, Mar 2000, p15, il
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When floods caused by Hurricane Floyd inundated Eastern Carolina, 128 North Carolina Wildlife Enforcement officers responded to calls for help from local communities. They came with a variety of shallow-draft boats and heavy-duty patrol boats and the know-how to use them in hazardous situations. Wildlife officers rescued over 1,200 people. A number of them share their experiences of these trying days.
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Eastern North Carolina received 23 inches of rain in two weeks, half of the yearly total, from Hurricanes Dennis and Floyd. The result was a flood of mammoth proportions. Experts also blame man's altering the landscape as a prime cause of the flooding. Earley describes natural landscapes and floods; altered landscapes and floods; and altered landscapes and Hurricane Floyd.
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The floods resulting from Hurricane Floyd's deluge were North Carolina's greatest natural disaster. Foushee assesses the impact the floods had on wildlife, fisheries, and the Pamlico Sound.
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Floods from Hurricane Floyd devastated Eastern North Carolina. Coastal waters were affected by an increase of nutrients and decreased levels of salt and oxygen in the estuaries. While the Cape Fear system was able to quickly recover because of a faster flow of water, the Pamlico Sound still has signs of stress. The long-term effect of the flood on these areas is yet to be determined.
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4655
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Smith describes the effects of Hurricane Floyd on the Brunswick County community of Oak Island, then discusses the Coastal Resources Commission's plans for redevelopment of beach structures in ocean hazard areas.
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Hurricane Floyd and the subsequent flooding in September 1999 caused the state's worst natural disaster. Schwab summarizes the storm's disastrous effects on Eastern Carolina and describes the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management's initiative of hazard mitigation that seeks to promote local level planning to insure preparedness the next time a natural disaster strikes.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 65 Issue 3, Spring 2000, p2-12, il
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An increased load of nutrients and decreased levels of salt and oxygen in the estuaries were short-term effects of Hurricane Floyd's floods. Estuaries also began to recover more quickly than has been expected. The flood did kill a number of slower moving aquatic animals and affect the food supply of fish. What still remains unknown is the flood's lasting effect.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 19 Issue 3, Summer 2000, p3
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Hurricanes have struck North Carolina for centuries, destroying lives, property, and the environment. However, it is only recently that scientists seek to understand a hurricane's ecological effect. For example, Hurricane Floyd's flood washed human and natural contaminants into the Pamlico Sound; the sound's salinity also decreased 50 percent, and the chlorophyll level elevated. Scientists are studying these and other effects to learn what it means for the future of the sound and those who depend on it.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 68 Issue 4, Sept 2000, p98-102, 104-105, il Periodical Website
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Malcolm Green, general manager of Greenville Utilities, and fellow employees kept the power on in Greenville during Hurricane Floyd and the subsequent flood. Working round the clock, employees had the determination and ingenuity to hold back the waters which came within two inches of shutting off the power. Had they not succeeded, Greenville would have faced five weeks without water, power, and sewers.
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The flood fueled by Hurricane Floyd in the fall of 1999 was massive and destructive. Over 8,000 homes were destroyed, and 15,000 were left uninhabitable. Loss of livestock and crops deprived farmers of their livelihoods. While many citizens have recovered a year later, for others the recovery process is far from over. Worse still, the threat of another storm and flood remains a possibility for the future.
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Floods brought on by Hurricane Floyd were beyond anything people in eastern Carolina could ever imagine, and touched people from every economic level. A number of individuals share their experiences of these trying days.
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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