Hurricane Dorian Resources and Updates

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Durham Habitat Build Sites Status: WE ARE OPEN!

You can always check our inclement weather page for updates and call the hotline if you have questions. We will proactively call you if your volunteer shift is cancelled or changed for any reason.

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We are actively monitoring Hurricane Dorian and preparing for its arrival here in NC. Once we have a sense of Dorian's impact on Durham and our neighboring communities - including volunteer needs ways to support the relief efforts, here in Durham and/or at other Habitat affiliates - we'll update that information here. 

National Weather Service Raleigh homepage

National Weather Service Raleigh - Dorian Briefings (updated every 6 hours)

Register to receive emergency alerts from Durham County through the AlertDurham system. If you are on social media, Emergency Management is also on Twitter and Facebook as @AlertDurham.  

If you or someone you know is displaced by the storm, the "Discover Durham" website has launched an Emergency Lodging Hotline, a public-facing database of hotels in Durham County that have rooms available. It serves as a quick digest and it will update daily.

Duke Energy storm updates and outage alerts

FEMA (includes information about emergency shelter locations and capacities)

FEMA Emergency Supply List

Ready NC (includes evacuation orders and routes)

Please stay tuned for more updates over the next few days, and be safe. 

Habitat Success Stories

Pearlie's home was so damaged that neighbors thought it was abandoned. Habitat partnered with the City of Durham to replace Pearlie's roof, a damaged wall, and exterior siding. Pearlie said, "It lifts my spirits. Habitat volunteers are beautiful people."

Pearlie