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A partnership of community members, businesses, higher educational institutions, nonprofits, and government agencies is generating solutions for coastal problems yielded by last year’s hurricanes. Goals of the Collaborative Research Grant Program include improving constructed wetland efficiency and hurricane recovery for small towns in counties such as Carteret.
Though focusing on the isolating impact of a recent hurricane on Ocracoke, the state's experience with Hurricane Dorian taught the author any area might become solitary in the midst of floodwaters. It also prompted her to pose the question to all North Carolina communities, townships, and neighborhoods: do you have a survival plan in place, in the event of weather-generated isolation from local, regional, and state resources?