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

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Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA – When individuals apply for federal and state disaster assistance, there may be an expectation that disaster recovery programs will provide the money needed to recover from the damages...
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 00:00
The severe storms that swept across northern Georgia on April 27 and 28 clearly demonstrated the serious threat that extreme weather conditions can have on this part of the state. Although a home may...
Monday, May 23, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) wants every survivor of the severe storms of April 27 and 28 to receive the maximum assistance for which they are eligible. But, officials...
Monday, May 23, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. – The three remaining Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in northwestern Georgia, serving those affected by the April 27 – 28 storms, will close permanently at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 26,...
Monday, May 23, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA -- Three weeks after the federal disaster declaration, more than $5.2 million in federal assistance has been distributed to help survivors recover from the severe storms and tornadoes that...
Friday, May 20, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Mitigation funds are available from the U. S. Small Business Administration for approved borrowers with damage to their real estate property.? Borrowers already approved for a loan...
Friday, May 20, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The Spalding County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will close permanently at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 23, disaster officials announced today. Applicants with questions may still call the...
Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Georgia residents who suffered damage from recent tornadoes can get advice on rebuilding stronger, more disaster-resistant structures from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)...
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Georgia residents in the 25 federally declared counties affected by the April 27 and 28 storms can request the assistance of a lawyer through a toll-free legal aid line operated by...
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Some Georgia disaster aid recipients have expressed concern that their state and federal grants might cause them to lose Social Security benefits, pay additional taxes, or give up...
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA – Three Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will close permanently at 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, disaster officials announced today. Applicants with questions may still call the Federal...
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA – Fears that there will not be enough money to assist everyone affected by the April 27 and 28 storms are misleading, according to officials with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA...
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Georgians who have registered for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are encouraged to complete and return their U. S. Small Business...
Monday, May 16, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA – Six Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will close permanently at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 19, disaster officials announced today. Applicants with questions may still call the Federal Emergency...
Monday, May 16, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Disaster survivors who receive state and federal assistance payments are advised by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): Be cautious, use funds wisely and only for their...
Friday, May 13, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA -- Beginning Sunday, May 15, all 13 Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Georgia’s federal disaster declaration counties will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST, Monday through Saturday and...
Friday, May 13, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA -- The modern communication age provides many high-tech ways to share information, including television, radio, newspapers, internet, mobile applications, wireless networks and cell phones....
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA – Many Georgia residents come to volunteer agencies for disaster assistance. This is not the same as registering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for help. Both entities...
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Teams of specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will offer techniques to lessen the impact of disaster-related property damages at locations in Catoosa and...
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Common misunderstandings about disaster assistance may deprive individuals of vital help from state and local agencies and from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). "The...

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