News Releases for Georgia Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1858)

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Wednesday, December 2, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- For those who still might be wondering whether a flood insurance policy is worth the money, consider this: If you live in a high-risk flood area you could be eligible for additional...
Monday, November 30, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Individuals and businesses damaged by the September floods are urged to stay in touch with disaster agencies. Households that registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (...
Thursday, November 26, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Disaster recovery officials urge recipients of federal grants to keep receipts and other documentation for at least three years as proof the funds were spent as intended. More than $...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The total federal disaster assistance provided to Georgia communities following September’s historic flooding has reached nearly $100 million, state and federal recovery officials...
Sunday, November 22, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Monday, Nov. 23, is the final day to apply for federal grants and low-interest disaster recovery loans related to September’s severe flooding in Georgia. Disaster recovery officials...
Friday, November 20, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Monday is the final day people can apply for federal disaster grants and low-interest loans for the September floods in Georgia. The total disaster assistance provided so far exceeds...
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- In the last 10 years, 75 percent of Georgia’s 159 counties have suffered enough flooding to warrant a federal disaster declaration. Yet, there are only 91,000 flood insurance policies...
Monday, November 16, 2009 - 00:00
Georgia Businesses Can Become Involved In Flood Recovery Agencies working on September flooding have poured federal and state dollars into the Georgia economy almost as rapidly as the damaging rain...
Friday, November 6, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Saturday kicks off the final week for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mitigation specialists who’ve been making the rounds at local home-improvement stores to share...
Friday, November 6, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- In just over six weeks, more than $82 million has reached survivors of the Georgia floods to help them on their way toward recovery. “While much has been done to help thousands of...
Friday, October 30, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mitigation specialists will be providing Georgians with disaster-resistance advice as they move to new outreach locations throughout...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 - 00:00
Property owners and renters in Georgia who had flood insurance coverage during September storms may have questions about how to file their claims. Here is a primer from the National Flood Insurance...
Monday, October 26, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. --  Just as every home should have a smoke alarm, every home should have an emergency supply kit packed and ready. And being prepared doesn’t have to cost a lot of money. While emergency...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is opening an informational display in the Home Depot, 7399 Douglas Blvd., Douglasville, GA, Saturday, Oct. 24, at 8 a.m. The booth will...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) is setting up informational displays in area building supply stores. Beginning Oct. 24, four information booths will open in Fulton...
Monday, October 19, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The three Disaster Recovery Centers operated by the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will close this Friday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m....
Friday, October 16, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mitigation specialists are on the road again, offering Georgians free disaster-resistance advice.  Beginning at 8 a.m., Sat., Oct. 17, the...
Friday, October 16, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mitigation specialists are on the road again setting up in a store near you. This weekend, three new information outreach booths will open...
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Stay in touch with FEMA. That is the message for people affected by the September Georgia floods, according to disaster officials. If an applicant changes a name, mailing address,...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Eight of the 11 remaining Disaster Recovery Centers operated by the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be closing this...

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