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June 29, 2007
News Release
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.
June 29, 2007
News Release
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 officials of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA).
May 8, 2007
News Release
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 come together to rebuild.
May 4, 2007
News Release
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 Management Agency (GEMA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security?s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
May 4, 2007
News Release
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 the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA).  More than $14.2 million in federal disaster assistance funds have been approved.
May 1, 2007
News Release
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 Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) are reminding Georgians to begin their emergency preparations now.
May 1, 2007
News Release
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 deadline the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency set for Georgia residents, renters and business owners in the nine counties declared for Individual Assistance.
April 26, 2007
News Release
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 the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA).
April 26, 2007
News Release
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 aid has been approved and 1,830 Georgia households have applied for aid, according to officials of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA).
April 20, 2007
News Release
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 purchase a policy from the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), the primary source for flood insurance in the U.S. If your community participates in the NFIP, you can purchase flood insurance from a licensed private insurance company or independent property and casualty insurance agent in your state.

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