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

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Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA – Georgia residents who suffered damage in recent severe storms should be aware that the help they receive will be based on their unique circumstances and needs.  "We want everyone to receive...
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA – Disaster survivors applying for assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have several ways to track their progress and get questions answered. “Georgia residents...
Monday, May 9, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- For many Georgia residents and business owners recovering from recent severe storms and tornadoes, completing a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan application is a...
Monday, May 9, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are now open in 13 counties in Georgia to help people whose homes or businesses were affected by recent storms and tornadoes. Hours for the centers...
Sunday, May 8, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Federal Public Assistance (PA) ? aid to local, county and state agencies ? has been approved for eight more Georgia counties affected by the tornadoes, storms and flooding on April 27...
Sunday, May 8, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Several thousand Georgia residents are expected to seek federal assistance for their losses from the severe storms and tornadoes that began April 27, according to disaster recovery...
Sunday, May 8, 2011 - 00:00
RINGGOLD, Ga.-Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today traveled to Ringgold, Ga., to survey the damage and the response and recovery efforts underway following the severe storms and...
Saturday, May 7, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Although Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Georgia counties declared eligible for disaster assistance are scheduled to be open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., there are...
Saturday, May 7, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is now open in Polk County to help people whose homes or businesses were affected by recent storms and tornadoes. Hours for the center are 7 a.m. to 7...
Friday, May 6, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- A disaster recovery center opened Friday in Walker County to help people whose homes or businesses were affected by recent storms and tornadoes. Normal hours for the center are 7 a.m...
Friday, May 6, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The most effective way to help individuals or families in the wake of Georgia’s severe storms and tornadoes is to make cash donations to reputable recovery organizations, according to...
Friday, May 6, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. ?-- Disaster recovery centers opened Friday in Bartow, Pickens and Rabun counties to help people whose homes or businesses were affected by recent storms and tornadoes. The centers will...
Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- To help people displaced by the recent tornadoes find rental housing, the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) and the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) are...
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Inspectors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are contacting disaster applicants whose primary home or rental residence sustained losses from the April 27-28 storms and...
Tuesday, May 3, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Five more counties have been designated for disaster assistance for individuals, families and businesses as part of Georgia's federal disaster declaration, according to officials from...
Tuesday, May 3, 2011 - 00:00
*Since the deadly tornadoes first struck parts of the country last week, the federal government has been in constant contact with all of the impacted states as they responded to and began recovery...
Tuesday, May 3, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Community relations specialists from the Georgia Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency are reaching out to survivors affected by the recent storms and...
Monday, May 2, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA – Four more counties have been designated for disaster assistance for individuals, families and businesses as part of Georgia’s federal disaster declaration, according to officials from the...
Monday, May 2, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA -- Five more counties have been designated for disaster assistance for individuals, families and businesses as part of Georgia's federal disaster declaration, according to officials from the...
Monday, May 2, 2011 - 00:00
ATLANTA -- Four additional counties have been designated for disaster assistance for individuals, families and businesses as part of Georgia's federal disaster declaration for the recent storms and...

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