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Georgia Winter Storm (DR-1311)

Incident period: January 22, 2000 to February 01, 2000
Major Disaster Declaration declared on January 28, 2000

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February 14, 2000 - News Release

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Two more counties have been added to the 45 already declared eligible for federal and state disaster assistance as a result of damaging winter storms that swept across the region in a frigid late January week-long period. The counties are Monroe and Walton.

February 2, 2000 - News Release

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Four more counties have been added to the 30 already declared eligible for federal assistance as a result of damaging winter storms that swept across the region in a frigid late January week-long period. The counties are Carroll, Douglas, Floyd and Rockdale.

January 28, 2000 - News Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster funds were made available today for Georgia to supplement state and local response efforts to the crippling winter storm that hit the state beginning January 22, according to the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA Director James Lee Witt said President Clinton authorized the assistance under a major disaster declaration issued this afternoon following a review of the agency's analysis of the state's expedited request for federal aid submitted yesterday.

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $38,542,614.93 $27,692,945.57 $10,849,669.36
Last Updated: Friday, April 29, 2016 - 06:27 (Updated daily)

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