Recovery from Hurricane Matthew in the small Wayne County town of Seven Springs has been uneven and many residents have yet to return, waiting on FEMA for help. N.C. Emergency Management has applied for $100 million in FEMA money to buy out, rebuild and elevate 800 properties, but much of the money isn't expected to flow until later this year.
Recovery from Hurricane Matthew in the small Wayne County town of Seven Springs has been uneven and many residents have yet to return, waiting on FEMA for help. N.C. Emergency Management has applied for $100 million in FEMA money to buy out, rebuild and elevate 800 properties, but much of the money isn't expected to flow until later this year. N&O file photo Chris Seward
Recovery from Hurricane Matthew in the small Wayne County town of Seven Springs has been uneven and many residents have yet to return, waiting on FEMA for help. N.C. Emergency Management has applied for $100 million in FEMA money to buy out, rebuild and elevate 800 properties, but much of the money isn't expected to flow until later this year. N&O file photo Chris Seward

Hurricane Matthew recovery hampered by red tape

April 16, 2018 10:11 AM