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

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Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Thousands recovering from the September Georgia storms and flooding have been helped, but many more may be eligible for disaster assistance from the Georgia Emergency Management...
Monday, October 12, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga.  -- If the September storms and flooding left you entangled in a legal issue, Free Disaster Legal Services may be able to help. Anyone in a county designated for Individual Assistance...
Monday, October 12, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- If the September severe storms and flooding swept away your income, you may be eligible for the Disaster Unemployment Assistance program. But the deadline for filing for this benefit...
Sunday, October 11, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- A new Disaster Recovery Center operated by the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) opened Sunday, Oct. 11, in south Fulton...
Saturday, October 10, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Voluntary agencies working with flood survivors in Georgia need donations to help with relief work.  While cash is always preferred and allows organizations to purchase the exact...
Friday, October 9, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Georgians who want to learn how to better protect their homes and businesses from the impacts of disasters can get free advice at special informational displays opening Saturday, Oct...
Friday, October 9, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Two weeks after a federal major disaster declaration for parts of Georgia swamped by heavy rains and flooding, the emergency response is winding down and the focus of the Georgia...
Friday, October 9, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- A second Disaster Recovery Center operated by the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is open in Fulton County for those...
Thursday, October 8, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- If it makes your house safe, if it makes your house livable, if it makes your house comply with local building codes, you can use your federal disaster assistance payment to pay for...
Thursday, October 8, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- For many Georgians recovering from the September floods, a completed U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan application is as essential to recovery as a mop. Federal...
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Five of the 14 Disaster Recovery Centers operated by the Georgia Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are closing. Officials urge residents to go to...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Georgians affected by September's severe storms and flooding are urged to be alert for and report potential fraud during recovery and rebuilding efforts. Those who suspect anyone - a...
Monday, October 5, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. --  Everyone affected by the September Georgia flooding can still apply for state and federal disaster assistance, including foreign nationals here legally, said officials from the...
Saturday, October 3, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The 14 Disaster Recovery Centers operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) will change their Sunday hours effective...
Saturday, October 3, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Just one week after federal major disaster declarations were issued for 17 north and central Georgia counties where individuals had flood damage, more than $24 million in disaster...
Saturday, October 3, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Georgia property owners in flood-prone areas can get free advice on making their structures disaster resistant. Informal workshops are being held at home improvement stores and...
Friday, October 2, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Since President Obama's disaster declaration last week for those areas struck by severe storms and flooding in the State of Georgia, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and...
Friday, October 2, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- It rained and rained. And rained some more. Then, kept on raining. The unthinkable became the undeniable: a portion of I-20 west of Atlanta was under water, parking lots became ponds...
Thursday, October 1, 2009 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) operated by the state of Georgia and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) opened today in Fulton County for those affected by severe storms...
Thursday, October 1, 2009 - 00:00
Community Relations (CR) specialists are putting disaster recovery information directly into the hands of flood survivors. Teams from the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA), the Federal...

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