News Releases for Georgia Hurricane Ivan (DR-1554)

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Thursday, October 7, 2004 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Victims of Hurricane Ivan now have a new toll-free number to call for legal assistance. The Young Lawyers Division of the Georgia State Bar Association, the Young Lawyer Division of...
Thursday, October 7, 2004 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The figures are remarkable. In the last quarter-century, more than 10,000 Georgians with flood insurance have received more than $123.3 million in loss payments. In the last fiscal...
Wednesday, October 6, 2004 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announces several changes to the agency’s website at in an effort to provide up-to-date important...
Tuesday, October 5, 2004 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Georgia residents affected by Hurricane Ivan may be eligible for various forms of tax relief that could lessen some losses, federal and state disaster recovery officials said today. “...
Tuesday, October 5, 2004 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) want to remind hurricane Ivan victims that low...
Tuesday, October 5, 2004 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- In the days and first few weeks following a disaster, residents may be misled by half-truths and rumors they hear about how to get help and the various assistance programs that are...
Monday, October 4, 2004 - 00:00
Hurricanes and other natural disasters threaten more than homes. They damage or destroy bridges, highways, public buildings, parks and water treatment plants, and leave tons of debris. Communications...
Monday, October 4, 2004 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Georgia residents affected by Hurricane Ivan who are receiving Social Security, disability or other federal benefits should not hesitate to apply for disaster assistance as well....
Saturday, October 2, 2004 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Members of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) Community Relations teams continue to offer one-on-one assistance to...
Friday, October 1, 2004 - 00:00
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- In less than two weeks since President Bush issued a disaster declaration on September 19, more than $6 million in grants has been approved to assist flood-stricken residents in...
Friday, October 1, 2004 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Many Georgia victims of Hurricane Ivan have called the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) to register for disaster assistance and, afterwards,...
Friday, October 1, 2004 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Georgia residents who lost work as a result of Hurricane Ivan may be eligible to file for disaster unemployment benefits, according to state and federal officials. The Disaster...
Friday, October 1, 2004 - 00:00
FEMA has disbursed grants totaling $882,221 for housing assistance and $226,964 for other-needs assistance. FEMA inspectors have completed 708 inspections of damaged homes. The Disaster Recovery...
Thursday, September 30, 2004 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Individuals and families whose homes were damaged or destroyed as a result of Hurricane Ivan may be eligible for disaster housing assistance, according to Nick Russo, federal...
Thursday, September 30, 2004 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- “Damage inspectors are now in the field visiting people who have filed applications for assistance, Nick Russo, an official with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA),” said...
Thursday, September 30, 2004 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that disaster assistance has been made available for Heard and Wilkes...
Tuesday, September 28, 2004 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Georgia residents affected by Hurricane Ivan can apply for assistance simply by picking up the phone and placing a call, according to state and federal disaster recovery officials....
Tuesday, September 28, 2004 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Disaster recovery and health officials warn that victims of flooding after the recent hurricanes should clean flood-damaged homes thoroughly to avoid possible health problems from...
Saturday, September 25, 2004 - 00:00
FEMA has approved grants totaling $394,148 for housing assistance and $50,845 for other-needs assistance. FEMA inspectors have completed 282 inspections of damaged homes. The Disaster Recovery...
Saturday, September 25, 2004 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that disaster assistance has been made available for Dade, Miller,...

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