The Town of Princeville, North Carolina

Recover – Rebuild - Sustain


  • FEMA performed an Environmental Assessment – Completed November 2017

  • FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) has been implemented and is currently being administered to help assist qualified residents repair, renovate or elevate their homes.

  • North Carolina Emergency Management and Hurricane Matthew Disaster Recovery & Resilience Initiative (HMDRRI) held a community-focused design workshop on August 25th – 29th to envision long-term planning options for the town development

  • 53 acres purchased from funds allocated from Hurricane Matthew destruction recovery

  • Town Hall is slated to be renovated this year

  • Development of a Princeville heritage tourism plan

  • Still identifying funding for implementation
    of the rebuild

  • Working to try and relocate or renovated rental
    housing options

  • Established an Advisory Board to develop a robust Princeville Recovery Team structure

  • Working to establish a 501c3

  • The Town’s communication reach is improved via social media and a new town website

  • Event Planning
    • Town Beautification Events are being scheduled and planned

    • Day of Hope on Sept 30th to observe the one year mark of Hurricane Matthew



As the Town of Princeville remains committed to rebuilding its historic town in the wake Hurricane Matthew in 2016, today (2018) some progress has been made, but the road to recovery is quite long, sometimes difficult and challenging. There is a need for more assistance to help lend a hand so the people of Princeville can feel whole again. With the help of a few organizations and carrying individuals we’ve made the following progress: