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Pender County is pleased to announce our new Emergency Notification System, CodeRed. 
CodeRed enables the Pender County Office of Emergency Management on alert the citizens, of Pender County, of any impending emergency situations in their area.

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Dec8 Posted: 9 hours ago

Press Release

Dec. 8, 2016
For Immediate Release
Contact: County Manager Randell Woodruff, 910-259-1200

Storm debris pick –up continues in Pender County

PENDER COUNTY – The Pender County Office of Emergency Management announced county-wide storm debris pick-up will continue through mid-January.

“This has been a slow process due to the amount of debris caused by Hurricane Matthew,” said Tom Collins, Pender County Emergency Manager.

Collins said Pender County Emergency Management requested additional crews from NC Department of Transportation (NCDOT).

“In Hampstead, a Brunswick County NCDOT crew will be assisting in the clean-up,” said Collins. “A crew from Onslow County will assist in the Maple Hill area.”

Residents living in private subdivisions with private roadways should take their debris to the connecting edge of the state road right-of-way.

“We want to thank the citizens of Pender County for their patience,” said Collins. “Hurricane Matthew left us with three events to clean up – vegetative debris from the high winds and construction and demolition debris from flooding along the Northeast Cape Fear River and the Black River Basin.”

Pender County Emergency Management will continue to post updates on the Facebook page at and on the website If you need assistance call the EM office at 910- 259-1210.


Dec8 Posted: 10 hours ago

Please see the attached news release regarding SBA Disaster Assistance:

Loans for Businesses of All Sizes, Homeowners and Renters
SBA Disaster Assistance – Field Operations Center- East – 101 Marietta Street, NW, Suite 700, Atlanta, GA 30303 _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Release Date: Dec.8, 2016 Contact: Michael Lampton
Release Number: 17-222, NC 14911/14912 Email:
Phone: (404) 331-0333

Apply for SBA Disaster Assistance Before the Jan. 9
Physical Damage Application Deadline

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) encourages businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners and renters to apply for a disaster loan before the Jan. 9, 2017 deadline. Anyone in the declared counties in North Carolina with damages caused by Hurricane Matthew that occurred on Oct. 4 –24, 2016 should apply for the disaster recovery loan program

The disaster declaration covers the counties of Anson, Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chatham, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lee, Lenoir, Martin, Moore, Nash, Northampton, Onslow, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Richmond, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Wake, Washington, Wayne and Wilson in North Carolina, which are eligible for both Physical and Economic Injury Disaster Loans from the SBA. Small businesses and most private nonprofit organizations in the following adjacent counties and independent cities are eligible to apply only for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans: Alamance, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Montgomery, New Hanover, Orange, Pamlico, Randolph, Stanly, Union and Warren in North Carolina; Chesterfield, Dillon, Horry and Marlboro in South Carolina; Brunswick, Chesapeake City, Greensville, Southampton, Suffolk City and Virginia Beach City in Virginia.

SBA disaster loans are available to businesses of all sizes, most private nonprofit organizations, homeowners and renters to cover uninsured losses from the disaster. Interest rates are as low as 4 percent for businesses, 2.625 percent for private nonprofit organizations, and 1.563 percent for homeowners and renters. Loan terms can be up to 30 years.

To be considered for all forms of disaster assistance, applicants should register online at or download the FEMA mobile app. If the online or mobile access is unavailable, applicants should call the FEMA toll-free helpline at 800-621-3362. Those who use 711-Relay or Video Relay Services should call 800-621-3362.

Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at

Disaster loan information and application forms may also be obtained by calling the SBA’s Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 (800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) or by sending an email to

Loan applications can be downloaded from Completed applications can be returned to a recovery center or mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.

The filing deadline to submit applications for physical property damage is Jan. 9, 2017. The deadline for economic injury applications is July 10, 2017. 


For more information about the SBA’s Disaster Loan Program, visit our website at

Nov16 Posted: 11/16/2016 7:46:00 AM
Press Release

Nov. 15, 2016
For immediate release
Contact Judith Herring, 910-259-1208

Pender Housing Initiative accepts donations for flood victims

PENDER COUNTY - Pender Housing Initiatives, a local housing-focused non-profit, is accepting donations to assist Pender County residents with emergency housing needs.

“The Pender Housing Initiatives donations will particularly help those displaced due to the recent hurricane and flooding,” said Judith Herring, director of Pender County Housing.

Donations may be made at First Citizens Bank. Donations can also be dropped off the Pender County Housing Authority at 805 South Walker Street or mailed to PO Box 1149, Burgaw, NC 28425. Checks should be made payable to Pender Housing Initiatives.

Pender Housing Initiative’s goal is to help local donors reach local families in need of emergency housing-related assistance.

Donations are tax deductible.

Nov14 Posted: 11/14/2016 6:27:00 AM
Press Release

Nov. 9, 2016
For immediate release
Contact Judith Herring, 910-259-1208

Pender Housing Authority surveys long-term housing needs for flood victims

PENDER COUNTY – Residents who lost homes along the Black River as a result of flooding from Hurricane Matthew should contact Pender Housing Authority.

“We’re assessing the need for long-term housing assistance in the county,” said Judith Herring, director of Pender County Housing. “We are certain there are families who are currently utilizing temporary housing arrangements, such as staying with family or friends, who will need to find longer term housing solutions.”

Pender County Housing is acting a central point of contact for Pender County families who are affected by the storm and subsequent flooding and need help with housing.

““We are committed to helping as many families as we are able. Our goal is to help connect families to appropriate government or private resources to provide the needed assistance,” said Herring.

“We are establishing an intake process for families and are asking families who believe they will need housing assistance to reach out to us,” said Herring.

Matching families to resources takes time and Herring urges families not to delay.

“We want families to reach out to us now,” she said.

Displaced families should contact Herring at Pender County Housing, 910-259-1208.


Oct26 Posted: 10/26/2016 5:42:00 AM

Pender County, North Carolina is seeking qualified firms to provide FEMA public assistance program consulting in response to Hurricane Matthew.

The proposals will be received at 805 Ridgewood Road, Burgaw, NC 28425ADDRESS, 11/1/2016, by 5:00 pm. If submitted by mail, properly mark envelope to read "Sealed Proposal RFP # 102616-02 and send to Pender County, Attention: Charles R. (Tom) Collins at 805 Ridgewood Road Burgaw, NC 28425. Mailed proposals must arrive prior to 5:00 PM 11/1/16.

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