Georgia Hurricane Ivan (DR-1554)

Incident period: September 14, 2004 to October 30, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 18, 2004

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

November 2, 2004
News Release
ATLANTA, Ga. -- As the November 17 deadline for disaster assistance registration approaches, state and federal disaster officials remind insured homeowners and renters who have not yet received help that they may still be eligible for assistance with Hurricane Ivan damages.
October 29, 2004
News Release
FEMA individual assistance for Georgia Hurricane Ivan has topped $2.8 million: FEMA has approved grants totaling $2,174,052 for housing assistance and $708,883 for other-needs assistance. A total of 2,235 individuals have registered for Hurricane Ivan disaster assistance. FEMA inspectors have completed 1,493 inspections of damaged homes.
October 29, 2004
News Release
Note to Editors: Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help Georgia residents recover from damages caused by Hurricane Ivan. The following is a summary of ongoing recovery efforts as of 7 a.m., October 29, 2004, unless otherwise noted. The Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will update this information weekly from their Joint Information Center in FEMA’s Disaster Field Office (DFO) in College Park, Georgia. The DFO opened September 22.
October 28, 2004
News Release
This is the third ASK FEMA column from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for anyone who has questions and needs answers about federal disaster assistance programs. These questions are selected from a list of frequently asked questions that FEMA receives at our Helpline, Disaster Recovery Centers and website (www.fema.gov). For a complete listing of frequently asked questions, please visit www.fema.gov. Throughout the next few months we will try to cover all the topics of disaster recovery.
October 27, 2004
News Release
ATLANTA, Ga. -- When family life is disrupted by a natural disaster, children often feel vulnerable or just plain scared. Well-thought out plans that involve them in pre-disaster and post-disaster activities can help calm their fears.
October 26, 2004
News Release
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The deadlines are approaching for Georgia residents eligible to file for disaster unemployment benefits, according to state and federal officials. Application deadlines are:

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