Hurricane Disaster Relief
Damage from Hurricane Matthew has left many North Carolinians in need. In response, the UNC community is making an effort to provide relief and recovery to those affected by the hurricane. Below is a preliminary list of state and federal resources, including our UNC community.
Please send information about additional relief needs or resources to Megan Rodgers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNC Relief Efforts
- American Indian Center: Collecting supplies for the tribal community in Robeson County.
- Carolina Center for Public Service: Disseminating resources and ways to help those in need.
- Center for Health Equity Research: Accepting donations to support communities impacted by the hurricane.
- Gillings School of Global Public Health: Coordinating internal and external responses for various relief efforts.
- UNC Disaster Relief Trips: Volunteer opportunities to aid in aspects of recovery.
- UNC’s Million Meals Challenge: Benefiting the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina in assisting with hurricane recovery.
- Department of Public Health: mold cleanup, growth conditions and health effects
- Department of Public Safety: assistance and recovery updates
- EH Preparedness Manual
- Well Water and Health: private well water testing
- Enhancing Community Capacity: Understanding and Mapping Community Environmental Health Impacts of Hurricane Matthew (Preliminary Report)
- Mold and Moisture Fact Sheet (English | Spanish)
- Green Cleaning Fact Sheet (English | Spanish)
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Learn how to protect your health when you return home after a flood.
- After a Flood
- Get Rid of Mold
- Cleanup of Flood Water
- Mold After a Disaster
- Reentering Your Flooded Home
National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH): A Field Guide for Cleanup of Flooded Homes.
US EPA Flood Cleanup to Protect Indoor Air Quality: How to remove contaminants and reduce moisture.