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

April 4, 2007
News Release
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 families, individuals, business owners, and local governments now total more than $6.58 million. The new total, $1.23 million more than last week’s total, was announced today by officials of the U. S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA), and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
April 3, 2007
News Release
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 Management Agency (GEMA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Here are some key points to remember: If You Are Turned Down Because of Insurance
April 2, 2007
News Release
CORDELE, Ga. -- People affected by the March 1-2 severe storms and tornadoes only have 30 days left to apply for disaster assistance. Georgia residents, renters and business owners in the nine counties declared for Individual Assistance who sustained damage from the March storms and tornadoes may register for disaster assistance until May 2, 2007.
March 30, 2007
News Release
CORDELE, Ga. -- The recent severe storms and tornadoes that ravaged southwest Georgia should serve as a reminder to all Georgia residents that each household needs to have a disaster preparedness plan, said officials at the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
March 29, 2007
News Release
CORDELE, Ga. -- Several important filing dates have to be met so people impacted by the severe storms and tornadoes don’t miss available disaster assistance, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency. The following deadlines are important for homeowners, renters and business owners in Baker, Crawford, Dougherty McDuffie, Mitchell, Sumter, Taylor, Warren and Worth counties.
March 28, 2007
News Release
CORDELE, Ga. -- Disaster recovery grants, loans, and Public Assistance funds approved for Georgia families, individuals, business owners, and local governments since President Bush's March 3 disaster declaration now total more than $5.35 million. The new total, $2 million more than a week ago, was announced today by officials of the U. S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA), and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

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