INFORMATION FOR OWNERS OF DAMAGED BUILDINGS
FOLLOWING A NATURAL DISASTER
In recent years hurricanes, tornados, and other natural disasters have inflicted enormous suffering and property damage across many parts of North Carolina. The State Historic Preservation Office offers the following information sheets to assist historic property owners in recovering from a natural disaster.
New: The Importance of Planning for Disaster and Recovery: Lessons Learned from Irene (PDF). A paper by Reid Thomas, Restoration Specialist with the Eastern Office of Archives and History, presented to the Connecting to Collections Workshop, Hatteras, NC, February 6, 2012.
- Reporting Damage to Your Historic Property
- Hurricane Preparedness: Are You Ready?
- Attention! -- Owners of Historic or Older Properties Affected by a Natural Disaster
- Tips for Drying Out a Water Damaged Building
- As the Floodwaters Recede -- A Checklist of Things To Do
- Additional Helpful Tips for Historic Properties
- Landscape Restoration Following a Natural Disaster
- Tips for Handling Insurance Claims for Historic Properties Following a Disaster
- Selecting a Contractor After a Natural Disaster Strikes
- State and Federal Rehabilitation Tax Credits
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