News Releases for Georgia Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1761)

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Monday, June 2, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- People who have applied for a federal disaster housing assistance grant to help cover costs from the May 11-12 Georgia tornadoes should not despair if the first response they...
Saturday, May 31, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Since President Bush declared a major disaster for the state of Georgia on May 23 significant amounts of federal aid have begun to flow into the affected areas. Families and...
Friday, May 30, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Georgians who are planning to rebuild after the severe storms and tornadoes of May 11-12 that ravaged the state will likely need contractors to help them repair disaster damages or...
Thursday, May 29, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Friday afternoon at 1 p.m., six new Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will open to provide Georgians who experienced losses from the May tornadoes with the opportunity to get in-...
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Starting at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 29, anyone with losses from the early May tornadoes can get in-person help at Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Jenkins, Johnson and Laurens...
Wednesday, May 28, 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....
Tuesday, May 27, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Disaster officials urge people affected by the May 11-12 tornadoes in the 10 Georgia counties declared as disaster areas to act now to improve chances of obtaining state and federal...
Sunday, May 25, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Ten Georgia counties are now eligible for Individual Assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help homeowners, renters and businesses recover from the...
Sunday, May 25, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) is now available to assist Georgians...
Sunday, May 25, 2008 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) are now available to assist Georgians...
Friday, May 23, 2008 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security?s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for Georgia to...
Friday, May 23, 2008 - 00:00
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush?s major disaster declaration. Assistance for Affected Individuals...

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