Emergency Shelters Opening In Eastern North Carolina

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Camp Lejeune & MCAS New River:

Wallace Creek Fitness Center, Bldg. WC-100 (Max. Capacity: 620)

Tarawa Terrace II Elementary School, Bldg. TT-84 (Max. Capacity: 400)

MCAS New River Gym, Bldg. AS-4000 (Max. Capacity: 125)

MCAS New River Fitness Center, Bldg. AS-4400 (Max. Capacity: 200)

No time has been announced when the Camp Lejeune shelters will open.  The shelters are NOT

set up to feed anyone the first 72 hours, but the MCAS New River shelters can provide food at an additional cost.

Carteret County:

Due to evacuations, an inland shelter has been established at Knightdale High School in Wake County.  The shelter will open Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 2:00 pm.  This shelter is pet friendly and equipped to handle animals.

Craven County:

Emergency Management will open four Shelters on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the following locations for citizens living in low lying areas prone to flooding who have nowhere else to relocate to:

·         Havelock High School (101 Webb Blvd, Havelock)

·         Brinson Elementary   (319 Neuse Forest Ave, New Bern)

·         Benn Quinn Elementary (4275 Martin Luther King Blvd, New Bern) *Pet Friendly*

·         Farm Life Elementary   (2000 Farm Life Ave, Vanceboro)

Duplin County:

Four shelters in the county will open at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday.

·         Wallace-Rose Hill High School (602 High School Rd, Teachey) 

·         Beulaville Elementary School (138 Lyman Rd, Beulaville)

·         North Duplin High School (1388 NC-403, Mt Olive)

·         James Kenan High School (1241 Nc 24 And 50 Hwy, Warsaw) – This is a pet-friendly location.  Pet owners should bring a kennel for their pet, along with pet food, medications, and other necessary pet supplies. Pets will be housed indoors, but in a separate location from shelter occupants.

Hyde County:

Due to evacuations, an inland shelter has been established at Knightdale High School in Wake County.  The shelter will open Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 2:00 pm.  This shelter is pet friendly and equipped to handle animals.

Onslow County:

Four shelters will open around 2pm on Wednesday:

·         Dixon Middle School (118 Ridge Field Avenue, Sneads Ferry)

·         Richlands High School (8100 Richlands Hwy, Richlands)

·         Jacksonville Commons Middle School (315 Commons Drive South, Jacksonville) – This is a pet friendly shelter.

·         Swansboro High School, (161 Queens Creek Road, Swansboro)

 

 

Credit American Red Cross