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

Incident period: March 26, 2009 to April 13, 2009
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 23, 2009

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

April 26, 2009
News Release
ATLANTA, Ga. -- People in 17 Georgia counties are now eligible for Individual Assistance from the state and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as they recover from storms and flooding that struck Georgia beginning March 26. "We are pleased to receive the federal support in the 17 counties approved by this disaster declaration," said Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) Director Charley English. "The residents in these areas have been looking for the help these disaster programs can provide while they recover."
April 23, 2009
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Georgia. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:
April 23, 2009
News Release
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 the State of Georgia to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding, tornadoes, and straight-line winds beginning on March 26, 2009, and continuing.

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How to Apply for Assistance

» Apply Online
» Call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) / 1-800-462-7585 (TTY)

» What is Disaster Assistance
» Individual Assistance
» Hazard Mitigation


Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Georgia, FEMA-1833-DR (PDF 23KB)
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