News Releases for Georgia Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1750)

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Friday, March 13, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- In March 2008, Georgia experienced a system of severe storms and tornadoes that left millions of dollars in damages throughout the state. From March 14 to March 16, a total of 45...
Thursday, April 24, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Federal and state officials overseeing Georgia's disaster recovery from the onslaught of mid-March severe storms and tornadoes urge all registered applicants to stay in touch...
Wednesday, April 23, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- In a fast-paced month of disaster recovery efforts, state and federal recovery officials pointed to on-going progress in bringing a wide range of disaster assistance to Georgia...
Thursday, April 17, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Georgia residents coping with low insurance settlements and late-arriving bills for damages and losses caused by the mid-March severe storms and tornadoes are running out of time...
Thursday, April 17, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- As the Georgia disaster recovery nears the one month mark, recovery officials report a leveling off of registrations in the seven counties declared eligible for disaster assistance...
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The tornadoes and severe storms that struck seven Georgia counties and downtown Atlanta came with little notice. Taking precautions long before storm clouds start to form is the...
Thursday, April 10, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. ?-- More than three weeks have passed since severe storms and tornadoes ripped through seven Georgia counties. Local, state and federal officials are working to help get affected...
Wednesday, April 9, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Disaster applicants who have received a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan application should take the time to fill it out ? even if they don't want a loan....
Wednesday, April 9, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- If applicants for disaster assistance receive a letter saying their initial request for aid has been denied, it often means that one or more aspects of the application require...
Tuesday, April 8, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Help comes in many forms following major disasters. The information below may assist disaster applicants in Bartow, Burke, DeKalb, Floyd, Fulton, Jefferson and Polk counties with...
Monday, April 7, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The closing of Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) doesn't mean you can't continue to talk one-to-one with a knowledgeable Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recovery...
Saturday, April 5, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- As too many disaster survivors know, tornadoes are terrifying in their suddenness, speed and fury. Every second counts when people and families in the erratic path of a quickly...
Thursday, April 3, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Housing inspectors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are contacting applicants whose homes were damaged in the severe storms and tornadoes that struck Georgia last...
Wednesday, April 2, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Don't let half-truths and rumors cause you to miss out on the federal disaster assistance made available for those devastated by the severe storms and tornadoes that hit Georgia...
Tuesday, April 1, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Recovery officials in Georgia have announced the closing of all State-FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) by the end of the week (April 5). The recovery centers will cease...
Tuesday, April 1, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Disaster recovery officials urge residents and businesses dealing with tornado and severe storm damage and loss to adopt a take-charge action plan to help speed the possibility of...
Monday, March 31, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Local, state and federal recovery programs are helping Georgians in need of disaster assistance after severe storms and tornadoes ripped through sections of the state recently....
Saturday, March 29, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Those Georgia residents eager to move their recoveries along after the March 14-16 severe storms and tornadoes, will likely need one or more contractors to help them repair disaster...
Thursday, March 27, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Additional FEMA-state Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are open in Bartow, Burke, Jefferson and Polk counties, to assist individuals, households and businesses affected by the March...
Monday, March 24, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will open tomorrow, Tuesday, March 25, to assist Fulton County and Jefferson County individuals, households and businesses affected by the...

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