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May 6, 2011
News Release
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 be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week at the following addresses until further notice: Bartow County Clarence Brown Conference Center 5450 Highway 20 Cartersville, GA 30121
May 6, 2011
News Release
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 officials of the Georgia Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency. People can visit the National Donations Management Network website to determine how to give. The website, www.aidmatrixnetwork.org/fema/, has a list of major nonprofits that are active in disaster work in Georgia.
May 6, 2011
Disaster Federal Register Notice
May 6, 2011
News Release
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. to 7 p.m. seven days a week. However, on Mother's Day it will be open from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. The address of the disaster recovery center is: Walker CountyWalker County Agricultural Center10058 N. Highway 27Rock Springs, GA 30739
May 5, 2011
News Release
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 encouraging displaced survivors to use www.GeorgiaHousingSearch.org. This easy-to-use website allows users to search available rentals by location, price range and description, such as number of bedrooms and bathrooms.
May 4, 2011
News Release
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 tornadoes. Legitimate FEMA inspectors won't ask for personal information, such as a Social Security number, or request payment at the time of the inspection.
May 3, 2011
Disaster Federal Register Notice
May 3, 2011
News Release
*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 efforts from these devastating storms.
May 3, 2011
News Release
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 tornadoes. Teams are out in the impacted counties, knocking on doors and encouraging people to register for federal disaster assistance programs. They also are trying to identify unmet needs.
May 3, 2011
News Release
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 the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The latest counties are Cherokee, Habersham, Newton, Upson and White. Counties previously designated for individual assistance are Bartow, Catoosa, Coweta, Dade, Greene, Harris, Heard, Floyd, Gordon, Lamar, Lumpkin, Meriwether, Monroe, Morgan, Pickens, Polk, Rabun, Spalding, Troup and Walker.

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