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Federal Deposit
Insurance Corporation

Each depositor insured to at least $250,000 per insured bank

Natural Disaster Impact on Banking Operations

Hurricane Matthew
Information for Consumers and Bankers in the Affected Areas

The FDIC is working cooperatively with all of the state and federal banking agencies and other organizations to determine the status of financial institutions located in the affected areas.  If you have questions concerning the operations of your financial institution, please call your financial institution or visit your financial institution's web site.  General preparedness information and state specific information may be obtained through the following web sites.

Federal Agencies

FDIC Information

Guidance to Help Financial Institutions and to Facilitate Recovery in Areas of Virginia Affected by Hurricane Matthew
(FIL-74-2016)

Guidance to Help Financial Institutions and Facilitate Recovery in Areas in Florida and Georgia Affected by Hurricane Matthew (FIL-69-2016)

Guidance to Help Financial Institutions and to Facilitate Recovery in Areas of South Carolina Affected by Hurricane Matthew (FIL-67-2016)

Guidance to Help Financial Institutions and to Facilitate Recovery in Areas of North Carolina Affected by Hurricane Matthew (FIL-64-2016)

Consumers and business owners experiencing difficulties beyond their control should actively reach out to and work with their financial institutions. Search BankFind for bank branch locations and websites.

The FDIC has published several artlcles that may be helpful:

FEMA - www.fema.gov
This website contains links to popular pages for monitoring Matthew's progress, disaster survivor assistance and how to apply for assistance in the event you are impacted by the storm. You may also follow FEMA on Twitter and Facebook.
Ready.gov - www.ready.gov
This site contains valuable information on developing personal preparedness plans as well as hurricane safety tips.
Red Cross - www.redcross.org

The Red Cross site contains information on how to donate and volunteer to provide disaster assistance. Also, following the "Get Assistance " tab for information on shelter locations, disaster recovery guidelines and how to register for the "Search the Safe and Well" registry.

Social Security Administration - www.socialsecurity.gov
Information for People Affected by Hurricanes
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - www.cfpb.gov
The CFPB published tips for consumers impacted by hurricanes to help them rebuild their financial standing.

State Agencies

See how your state is responding to the hurricane. Information includes information on road closures, shelters, power outages, and other useful information.
 
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