North River is Low, North River is Home

It’s been nearly two years since Hurricane Florence’s winds devastated homes in North River, a small coastal community in Carteret County, NC. But Yvonne Pittaway still isn’t home.  “Two rooms – if I can get two rooms repaired, I’m going back home.”

Pittaway has been staying with her sister in Morehead City. There, as Pittaway sees federal hurricane relief dollars being put to beach renourishment and commercial building repair – she wonders, where is the help for herself and North River?

Flood Zone is a special investigation reporting on flooding in Coastal Carolina communities. The podcast is a project of Shoresides and Working Narratives.

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