News Releases for Georgia Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds (DR-1833)

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Friday, June 19, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Monday, June 22, is the deadline for south Georgians who suffered damage from the March 26-April 13 severe storms and flooding to apply for disaster assistance. Registration is...
Wednesday, June 17, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have scheduled a series of workshops next month to explain a joint hazard mitigation...
Wednesday, June 17, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- More than $5.49 million in disaster assistance has been approved for south Georgia residents who suffered damage from the March 26-April 13 severe storms and flooding, announced...
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- South Georgia residents have already survived weeks of flooding but it's time to get ready for hurricane season, said officials with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) and...
Tuesday, June 2, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Popular yet incorrect notions about the National Flood Insurance Program can lead homeowners and businesses to pass up this easy and important safeguard. Here are some truths about...
Monday, June 1, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- There are more than 91,000 flood insurance policies in the State of Georgia, but         that's not enough. Recent storms and flooding in Georgia have led to more than 1,200 houses...
Saturday, May 30, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- More than $5 million in federal aid has been approved to help Georgians with losses from the March 26-April 13 storms and flooding. Nevertheless, people may continue to need questions...
Thursday, May 28, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Following a disaster, survivors may hear inaccurate, incomplete or misleading information about disaster assistance. The Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) and the Federal...
Wednesday, May 27, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- More than 1,300 Georgia residents have applied for disaster assistance to date and more than $4.7 million has been approved for eligible applicants. Officials want to make sure no one...
Tuesday, May 26, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (Mobile DRC) operated by the State of Georgia and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is open in Early County through Thursday, May 28, to...
Friday, May 22, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Georgia families, individuals and businesses are reminded today that they have one month left - until June 22 - to apply for disaster assistance for damages suffered from the March 26...
Friday, May 22, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Two additional Georgia counties - Baker and Early - are now eligible for additional federal disaster assistance to help individuals cope with damage from the March 26-April 13 severe...
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- People who are not U.S. citizens but who are in the United States legally may be eligible for state/federal disaster aid according to officials from the Georgia Emergency Management...
Tuesday, May 19, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (Mobile DRC) operated by the State of Georgia     and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) located at the Emergency Services Building is...
Monday, May 18, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- With more than 1,100 individuals and households now registered for disaster assistance and more than $4 million in federal funding approved, recovery from the flooding and storms that...
Monday, May 18, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (Mobile DRC) operated by the State of Georgia and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is open in Ben Hill County until Thursday,     May...
Saturday, May 16, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Georgians who applied for disaster assistance after the storms and flooding of           March 26 - April 13 and received a denial letter shouldn't take the first "no" as the final...
Friday, May 15, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (Mobile DRC) operated by the State of Georgia ????and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is open in Tattnall County until next week?? ?to...
Friday, May 15, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The flood waters have receded, but neighbors still need to help neighbors. Seniors and people with disabilities affected by the flooding and spring storms of March 26 through April 13...
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Disasters are disruptive, creating challenges that continue long after the initial cleanup. People in South Georgia affected by the storms and flooding that struck the state between  ...

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