Georgia Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1686)

Incident period: March 1, 2007 to March 2, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 3, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

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).
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.
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.

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