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
March 27, 2007
CORDELE, Ga. – Following review of additional damage assessments, four additional Georgia counties are now eligible for disaster assistance, officials of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency announced today.
March 22, 2007
CORDELE, Ga. -- A menudo, reparar una vivienda después de un desastre es el primer proyecto grande y caro de los propietarios. Si a esto se añade la necesidad de que todo se haga inmediatamente, la reparación de la vivienda puede ser otro desastre si no se tiene precaución al elegir al contratista.
March 21, 2007
CORDELE, Ga. -- An additional $1 million in disaster-recovery grants and loans has been approved since March 15, officials of the U. S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today. Total aid to families, individuals and business owners who suffered damage from the severe storms and tornadoes of March 1-2 now stands at $3.3 million.
March 21, 2007
CORDELE, Ga. -- After helping more than 1,700 people affected by severe storms and tornadoes in southwest Georgia , the Sumter County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will close Saturday, March 24 at 2 p.m., state and federal officials announced today. The Georgia Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency established the DRC at 1607 Martin Luther King Blvd. in Americus on March 5. Hours will be from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. through Friday and on Saturday from8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
March 20, 2007
CORDELE, Ga. -- Help for storm- and tornado-impacted Georgians has come from all sources. The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) collaborates with volunteer organizations, faith-based groups and charitable organizations in the immediate aftermath of a disaster through the long-term recovery effort. These partnerships ensure that communities get the resources and services they need to get back on their feet.
March 19, 2007
CORDELE, Ga. -- You may have mail. When recent severe storms and tornadoes displaced people from their homes and businesses, some of them may have been too busy to submit a new change of address. Without the newest change of address, mail cannot be forwarded and may cause important information or checks to be returned as undeliverable.