FEMA doling out $26M throughout North Carolina for storm damage

A car is submerged in floodwaters caused by rain from Hurricane Matthew in Lumberton, N.C., Monday, Oct. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Mike Spencer)

NORTH CAROLINA (WAVY) — FEMA is giving out $26 million throughout North Carolina to deal with damage from Hurricane Matthew.

In total, 28 counties in the state registered for aid.

Dare County will receive about $275,000 to help recover. Bertie County is getting nearly $180,000 and Gates County will be given about $44,000.

Federal assistance now available for Dare, Hyde, Gates counties

Governor Pat McCrory on Thursday thanked the North Carolina National Guard members for their heroism during Hurricane Matthew response. More than 1,100 troops and nearly 350 high water and rescue vehicles have been deployed since the governor declared a state of emergency for the state.