Mail Service Resumes After Hurricane Dorian


A North Carolina coastal community is seen Sept. 7 after Hurricane Dorian struck the area.

USPS is restoring service in areas affected by Hurricane Dorian, which brought heavy rain, tornadoes and serious flooding to the Southeast last week.

The long-running storm developed in late August and left a wide path of destruction, including parts of the Bahamas and North Carolina and South Carolina.

After temporarily suspending service in areas affected by the storm, USPS is now working to resume deliveries, retail services and other operations.

“The Postal Service’s top priority during weather emergencies is the safety of our employees,” said Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan. “Now that the storm has passed, we are focused on the recovery efforts, including taking care of our employees and customers and resuming service. I thank our employees for the dedication they have demonstrated throughout this challenging time.”

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