After the devastating flooding from Hurricane Dorian Sept. 6, 2019, the Ocracoke Volunteer Fire Department became the command center for food, supplies, help with muck-outs and information. Photo: C. Leinbach

N.C. State researchers are seeking participants for two 90-minute focus groups to discuss management of a community disaster response information resource.

This information resource could be used to help Ocracoke respond to future storms and other crises.

Provide your input on its development during focus groups that will be conducted at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24, in the Ocracoke Community Center.

Refreshments will be provided.

To participate in a focus group please contact Dr. Whitney Knollenberg at 919-515-5852 or

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