Local group assisting in North Carolina flood relief

A man walks across a road damaged by floodwaters caused by rain from Hurricane Matthew in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Locally based humanitarian group Operation Blessing say it has sent its US Disaster Relief team to Fayetteville, North Carolina to help with flood relief from Hurricane Matthew.

Fayetteville, like many areas in central and eastern North Carolina, was hit hard by Matthew over the weekend.

Countless roads and neighborhoods were flooded with standing water, and several hundred thousand residents lost power during the storm.

Operation Blessing’s team was sent to Fayetteville Monday, and the organization says they will begin daily volunteer efforts Tuesday to clean out homes, remove sheetrock and salvage belongings.

The organization says it will be accepting volunteers daily 8 a.m. at the Covenant Love Church in Fayetteville.

Operation Blessing has recently responded to flood relief efforts in Texas and in West Virginia.