News Releases for Georgia Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1686)

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Friday, June 29, 2007 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Nearly four months have passed since tornadoes and severe storms tore through Georgia in early March. Since then, nearly $17.7 million in disaster aid has been approved, according to...
Friday, June 29, 2007 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Some assembly required. It's a phrase we associate with bicycles, toys and furniture, but a hospital? It's not that far-fetched. In Americus, Ga., it's just what the doctor ordered...
Tuesday, May 8, 2007 - 00:00
CORDELE, Ga. -- On a sunny day two months after a killer tornado struck the city of Americus, volunteer recovery efforts there continued showing how a community ravaged by natural disaster can...
Friday, May 4, 2007 - 00:00
CORDELE, Ga. -- The historic heritage of Georgia is being carefully respected as communities rebuild from the severe storms and tornadoes of March 1 and 2, said officials of the Georgia Emergency...
Friday, May 4, 2007 - 00:00
CORDELE, Ga. -- As registration closed Wednesday for federal disaster assistance on Georgia's tornadoes and severe storms of early March, 1,836 households have registered, according to officials of...
Tuesday, May 1, 2007 - 00:00
CORDELE, Ga. -- With the start of the 2007 hurricane season only a month away, forecasters say this one could be nearly as destructive as the 2005 season, the worst on record. The U.S. Department of...
Tuesday, May 1, 2007 - 00:00
CORDELE, Ga. -- Those people affected by the March 1-2 severe storms and tornadoes have only one day left to apply for federal disaster assistance. Wednesday, May 2, is the registration application...
Thursday, April 26, 2007 - 00:00
CORDELE, Ga. -- May 2 is the application deadline for those who seek disaster assistance in the Georgia counties hit hardest by the severe storms and tornadoes last month, according to officials of...
Thursday, April 26, 2007 - 00:00
CORDELE, Ga. -- As the May 2 registration deadline approaches for federal disaster assistance after Georgia’s tornadoes and severe storms of early March, more than $11.1 million in federal disaster...
Friday, April 20, 2007 - 00:00
CORDELE, Ga. -- With the ever-present threat of tornadoes and severe storms in southwest Georgia, residents should not let their guard down against the possibility of flooding. Now is a good time to...
Friday, April 20, 2007 - 00:00
Everyone lives in a flood zone. You don’t need to live near water to be flooded. Floods are caused by storms, melting snow, hurricanes, and water backup due to inadequate or overloaded drainage...
Thursday, April 19, 2007 - 00:00
CORDELE, Ga. -- More than six weeks have passed since President Bush's March 3 disaster declaration for the severe storms and tornadoes that raked southwest Georgia . Through April 17, disaster...
Wednesday, April 18, 2007 - 00:00
CORDELE, Ga. -- Declared deadlines are approaching for people who wish to seek disaster assistance in the Georgia counties hit hardest by the severe storms and tornadoes of March 1 and 2, according...
Tuesday, April 17, 2007 - 00:00
CORDELE, Ga. -- As tornado season continues through May, Georgians should remember that a killer storm could strike any time, in-season or out, warn officials of the Georgia Emergency Management...
Wednesday, April 11, 2007 - 00:00
CORDELE, Ga. -- Please note the following correction to a press release issued on April 9 concerning Hazard Mitigation Workshops co-sponsored by the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) and the...
Wednesday, April 11, 2007 - 00:00
CORDELE, Ga. -- Five weeks after President Bush’s March 3 disaster declaration for the severe storms and tornadoes, disaster recovery grants, loans, and Public Assistance funds approved for Georgia...
Monday, April 9, 2007 - 00:00
CORDELE, Ga. -- The Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have scheduled a series of workshops this...
Friday, April 6, 2007 - 00:00
CORDELE, Ga. -- As tax time approaches, it is important to remember that federal assistance funds received by disaster victims are not taxable, say officials of the Georgia Emergency Management...
Wednesday, April 4, 2007 - 00:00
CORDELE, Ga. -- One month after President Bush’s March 3 disaster declaration for the severe storms and tornadoes, disaster recovery grants, loans, and Public Assistance funds approved for Georgia...
Tuesday, April 3, 2007 - 00:00
CORDELE, Ga. -- As people impacted by the storms and tornadoes proceed through the application process, questions may arise and misunderstandings can result, warn officials from the Georgia Emergency...

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