News Releases for Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding (DR-1973)

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Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 00:00
NOAA’s National Weather Service ranks April 2011 as the most active tornado month on record with 750 tornadoes across the U.S. There were a reported 361 fatalities. The April 27 “Super Outbreak”...
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA – Almost $15 million in federal assistance has been approved for individuals and business owners, as well as local, county and state governments in the 25 Georgia counties that were declared...
Saturday, July 2, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- More than a dozen volunteer agencies will continue to help those affected by the late April storms and tornadoes in Georgia long after state and federal government disaster agencies...
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA – Jasper County’s 13,900 self-sufficient residents, most of them living in rural areas, have survived more than their share of tornadoes. On April 27, 2011, while severe storms destroyed...
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA ­– This week, the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) is offering a series of day-long workshops focusing on evaluating proposed areas or buildings for community safe rooms when severe...
Thursday, June 23, 2011 - 00:00
Note to editors: Photos of the event, as well as PSAs by some of the participants are available for your use. To access the photos, go to: http://tinyurl.com/6dm3pbe.  To access the PSAs, please...
Thursday, June 23, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has now obligated almost $2.5 million in Public Assistance (PA) funds to help Georgia counties repair damage and rebuild infrastructure...
Monday, June 20, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA – Georgians who sustained damage from the April 27-28 storms have only about a week left to register for assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). "The deadline is...
Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA – When disaster strikes, the first reaction is to address personal and family safety issues, followed by a concern for material losses. There is a federal disaster program – Individual...
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has expanded its team of disaster assistance employees to include several local hires from the metro Atlanta area. Hiring local individuals...
Monday, June 13, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA – Georgians who sustained damage from the April 27-28 storms have only two more weeks to register for assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). “Two weeks may sound...
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The Georgia Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have scheduled two workshops in June to explain a hazard mitigation program that funds projects...
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Five weeks after the official disaster declaration, more than $8 million in federal assistance has been approved to help survivors recover from the severe storms and tornadoes that...
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Only three weeks remain for Georgians affected by the April 27-28 storms to register for assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). "We want everyone who...
Friday, June 3, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Inevitably, some people affected by the April 27 – 28 storms will not meet the eligibility criteria of government disaster aid programs or will have serious unmet needs even after...
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA – Free crisis counseling is available to Georgia residents who may be stressed, anxious or depressed due to the recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding. Those who may need this...
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- All Georgia residents affected by the April 27-28 storms, even those with insurance, should register for assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). “In some...
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The deadline for Georgians affected by the April 27-28 storms to register for assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is June 28, 2011. “Anyone who sustained...
Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. --.Georgia residents with damage from the April 27-28 storms are urged to fill out and return their U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) applications. Failing to do so can cause them...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. ?-- Disaster assistance often provides benefits not covered by insurance. That is why Georgia residents affected by the April 27 and 28 severe storms are urged by Georgia Emergency...

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