Emergency resources to keep on hand during Hurricane Florence


If you have family in the areas impacted by Hurricane Florence, we recommend these resources to get zone-specific information. You'll find information on evacuations, disaster shelters, and various community resources.

In the event you're experiencing an outage, Verizon has the most up-to-date information about outages and service interruptions by following this link here.

To find information regarding your local area or a region where you have family being affected by the hurricane, United Way offers a free and confidential service that helps people across North America find the local resources they need 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Just dial 2-1-1.

You can also reach United Way's 2-1-1 service by texting "Florence" to 898-211 for updates on the hurricane and to opt-in for breaking news via text. The text feature will route the message to the most up to date, local resources. Or contact United Way by calling the region-specific hotlines listed below to speak with a representative.

South Carolina - 1-866-892-9211
North Carolina - 888-892-1162
Virginia - 1-800-230-6977

For more information, such as disaster preparedness, FAQs, or special resources follow the link below for the region you're inquiring about.

United Way Virginia

United Way South Carolina

United Way North Carolina

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