Community forums to be held about Hurricane Matthew cleanup

Community forums to be held about Hurricane Matthew cleanup


THE CRIME, ONE TRIED TO RUN AWAY BUT POLICE SAY K-9 KESNER HELPED CHASE HIM DOWN. BOTH FACE CHARGES. THE CLEANUP AFTER HURRICANE MATTHEW CONTINUES AND THE PEOPLE IMPACTED NEED ALL THE HELP THEY CAN GET. TODAY THERE GETTING GUIDANCE. JUSTIN QUESINBERRY LIVE WITH A LOOK AHEAD. Reporter: TONIGHT AT 6:30 PM HERE AT THE TOWN HALL AND SPRING LAKE THEY WILL HOST A COMMUNITY FORUM, NOT FOR JUST PEOPLE IN THE TOWN BUT THE WHOLE COMMUNITY IMPACTED THE HURRICANE MATTHEW. REPRESENTATIVES FROM FEMA AND THE STATE OF CUMBERLAND COUNTY WILL BE HERE ALONG WITH OTHER AGENCIES TO HELP PEOPLE AND BUSINESSES ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT THE ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE TO THEM. THE GOVERNOR IS ASKING THE STATES CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION FOR HELP GETTING $1 BILLION FROM THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO PAY FOR REPAIRS AND RECOVERY. MOST OF THE ONE — MOST OF THE $810 MILLION WOULD BE A GRANT TO BUILD REPLACEMENT AND RENTAL HOUSING, REPLACED WITH WATER SYSTEMS AND PROVIDE MONEY TO SMALL BUSINESSES. 30,000 BUSINESSES IMPACTED BY THE STORM. SOME OF THE OTHER MONEY WOULD GO TOWARDS IMPROVING FARMING INFRASTRUCTURE. ALSO THIS AFTERNOON PEOPLE OVER HELP TODAY IF YOU BEEN AFTER HURRICANE MATTHEW PEOPLE THROUGHOUT THE AREA STILL FACE THE TASK OF REBUILDING HOMES, BUSINESSES IN THEIR LIVES. TODAY THEY WILL GET HELP NAVIGATING THE PROCESS. THE TOUGH PROCESS. JUSTIN QUESINBERRY JOINS US LIVE IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY WITH A LOOK AT HOW THEY WILL GET IT DONE. Reporter: WE ARE LIVE AT THE SPRING LAKE TOWNHALL, A COMMUNITY FORUM TONIGHT, THE TOWN IS ENCOURAGING THOSE WHETHER THEY LIVE IN SPRING LAKE OR ANOTHER PLACE IMPACTED BY THE STORM TO COME AND GET ANSWERS. THERE ARE SO MANY QUESTIONS RIGHT NOW. REPRESENTATIVES FROM FEMA, THE STATE AND COUNTY ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT THE ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE TO PEOPLE AND BUSINESSES TONIGHT. THE GOVERNOR ASKING THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR MORE THAN $1 BILLION TO PAY FOR REPAIRS AND RECOVERY. IT WOULD HELP WITH EVERYTHING FROM RENTAL HOUSING, WASTE AND WATER SYSTEMS, DAMS AND BARNES. PEOPLE CAN WEIGH IN ON WHAT IS NEEDED IN LUMBERTON THE STATE’S NEW HURRICANE MATTHEW RECOVERY MANY WILL HOLD ITS FIRST REGIONAL MEETING, AND TAKE COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC AND DISCUSS STEPS TO FUND RAISE AND TALK LONG-TERM PLANS AND WAYS TO MEET THE NEEDS THAT WILL BE COVERED BY FEDERAL RELIEF PROGRAMS. THE MEETING WILL HAPPEN FROM ONE TO 3 PM TODAY AT ROBESON COLLEGE.

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