Storm Recovery Alliance 

The Storm Recovery Alliance (SRA) is a coalition of local agencies, along with the City of Greensboro, formed to coordinate the community’s response to the recent tornado and other severe storms.  The SRA is committed to strengthening public outreach, prioritizing and coordinating services to those with the greatest need.  The SRA meets weekly at the Greensboro Housing Hub, 1301 Summit Ave. 

SRA Recovery Resources

The SRA consists of representatives of City Council, City staff and local nonprofit agencies, working in the following capacities:

  • Direct Assistance, Rehousing and Case Management:

    American Red Cross, Greensboro Housing Coalition, Salvation Army, Greensboro Urban Ministry, Greensboro Housing Authority, Goodwill Industries, Turning Point 180, Housing Consultants Group and Ready4Change

  • Housing Developers & Home Repair Organizations:  Habitat for Humanity, Community Housing Solutions, East Greensboro Now, Piedmont Triad Regional Council and Partnership Homes

  • Volunteer Coordination & Community Outreach: The Greensboro Volunteer Center, East Greensboro Collective and North Carolina A&T State University.

Federal Assistance

Greensboro Disaster Recovery Center Hours for Memorial Weekend - May 23, 2018 

Fact Sheet - Disaster Recovery Centers - May 21, 2018

Fact Sheet - Disaster Survivor Assistance - May 21, 2018

FEMA, FAQ about Individual Assistance - May 18, 2018 

FEMA, Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Guilford County - May 16, 2018

FEMA registration flyer (available in both English and Spanish) - May 14, 2018

FEMA Public Notice - intent to reimburse eligible applicants for eligible costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by the tornado and severe storms - May 16, 2018

US Small Business Administration Fact Sheet - Disaster Loans  - May 16, 2018

Progress Report 

Rehousing Assistance - The Greensboro Housing Coalition has connected with 135  households and is currently working with 77 households that are pending relocation and searching for housing. 

The Salvation Army has provided to those in need 330 bags of non-perishable food, 55 bags of household supplies, 155 clothing vouchers, $1,500 in GTA bus passes, $2,500 in gas cards, and $5,000 in Walmart gift cards. Rehousing assistance includes rent, utilities, furniture vouchers and more.

Financial Assistance

Local funding partners include the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro and the United Way of Greater Greensboro. To date donations have gone toward housing stability, which includes rental assistance, security deposits, utility assistance, food and transportation expenses, household supplies, etc.  Funding is made available to local nonprofit organizations providing housing stability services.

Displaced homeowners can also contact the American Red Cross at 336-333-2111 to see if they qualify for disaster relief funds. 

Impacted residents can apply for Home4NC's housing assistance grants in-person and online. Volunteers will be available at the Greensboro Housing Hub, 1031 Summit Ave., in its 2nd floor Learning Lab from 10 am to 4 pm to assist with the application process on May 15, 17, 22, 24, 29 and 31. 

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