Collection: Georgia Severe Storms

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Georgia Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1858) 09/24/2009
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  • A disaster can strike at anytime, anywhere. One group or agency cannot provide all the needs of survivors alone. It takes a well oiled, well unified process to make it work.

    Working Together Makes it Work

    Video by Michael Moore
    A disaster can strike at anytime, anywhere. One group or agency cannot provide all the needs of survivors alone. It takes a well oiled, well unified process to make it work.
  • Latest news on disaster recovery efforts in Georgia following September flooding.

    GA Recovery News Update 11-03-09

    Audio by Dianna Gee
    Latest news on disaster recovery efforts in Georgia following September flooding.
  • Equipos de alcance comunitario y educativo de FEMA estan trabajando para ayudar a las personas afectadas por las inundaciones de Georgia. Los equipos comparten informacion sobre programas de recuperacion federal, erradicacion de moho y maneras de preparar las viviendas para futuros desastres.

    Alcance comunitario y educativo en Georgia

    Video by Earl Boyd
    Equipos de alcance comunitario y educativo de FEMA estan trabajando para ayudar a las personas afectadas por las inundaciones de Georgia. Los equipos comparten informacion sobre programas de recuperacion federal, erradicacion de moho y maneras de preparar las viviendas para futuros desastres.
  • FEMA Public Information Officer Jim Homstad talks about the Disaster Fraud Hotline.

    Disaster Fraud Hotline Sound Bite (TRT:23)

    Audio by Dianna Gee
    FEMA Public Information Officer Jim Homstad talks about the Disaster Fraud Hotline.
  • Matt Young with the U.S. Small Business Administration discusses refinancing opportunities for homeowners affected by disaster.

    SBA Refinancing Sound Bite (TRT:24)

    Audio by Dianna Gee
    Matt Young with the U.S. Small Business Administration discusses refinancing opportunities for homeowners affected by disaster.
  • Dena Brummer with Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) discusses the importance of developing and practicing a disaster preparedness plan.

    Disaster Preparedness Sound Bite (TRT:26)

    Audio by Dianna Gee
    Dena Brummer with Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) discusses the importance of developing and practicing a disaster preparedness plan.
  • Thirty-second Public Service Announcement reminding listeners that the last day to register for FEMA assistance is November 23rd.

    FEMA Registration Deadline November 23rd

    Audio by Dianna Gee
    Thirty-second Public Service Announcement reminding listeners that the last day to register for FEMA assistance is November 23rd.
  • A flood survivor in Austell, GA, takes charge of her own disaster recovery by applying for FEMA assistance online and having family members pitch in with the repairs.

    Taking Charge of Your Recovery

    Video by Greig Powers
    A flood survivor in Austell, GA, takes charge of her own disaster recovery by applying for FEMA assistance online and having family members pitch in with the repairs.
  • FEMA helps individuals and families take their first steps toward long-term recovery from a disaster. Later, voluntary agencies often band together to form Long-Term Recovery Committees, a tool for communities to fulfill the unmet needs of individuals and families. In Georgia, various voluntary agencies received training on how to form long-term recovery committees.

    Essential FEMA Partners: Voluntary Agencies

    Video by Greig Powers
    FEMA helps individuals and families take their first steps toward long-term recovery from a disaster. Later, voluntary agencies often band together to form Long-Term Recovery Committees, a tool for communities to fulfill the unmet needs of individuals and families. In Georgia, various voluntary agencies received training on how to form long-term recovery committees.
  • FEMA partners with the SBA to help disaster survivors get back on their feet. The SBA provides low-interest loans to homeowners, renters and businesses of all sizes.

    SBA a Key Disaster Recovery Resource

    Video by Greig Powers
    FEMA partners with the SBA to help disaster survivors get back on their feet. The SBA provides low-interest loans to homeowners, renters and businesses of all sizes.
  • Sixty days following the September 2009 severe storms and flooding in Georgia, FEMA and GEMA officials held a teleconference with reporters. The event highlighted a partnership that's shaping successful disaster recovery.

    Disaster Recovery Partnership in Georgia

    Video by Greig Powers
    Sixty days following the September 2009 severe storms and flooding in Georgia, FEMA and GEMA officials held a teleconference with reporters. The event highlighted a partnership that's shaping successful disaster recovery.
  • AmeriCorps, a community service organization, and FEMA work together to assist disaster survivors. A ten-member AmeriCorps team is spending one month helping flood survivors in Georgia.

    FEMA Coordinates with AmeriCorps

    Video by Greig Powers
    AmeriCorps, a community service organization, and FEMA work together to assist disaster survivors. A ten-member AmeriCorps team is spending one month helping flood survivors in Georgia.
  • Local emergency managers from the metro Atlanta area share their perspective on the recovery from the historic floods of 2009.

    Local Emergency Managers' Perspectives

    Video by Greig Powers
    Local emergency managers from the metro Atlanta area share their perspective on the recovery from the historic floods of 2009.
  • Following Georgia's historic flooding, FEMA specialists are analyzing and interpreting thousands of pieces of information to better understand the disaster's impacts.

    Understanding Disaster Impacts

    Video by Greig Powers
    Following Georgia's historic flooding, FEMA specialists are analyzing and interpreting thousands of pieces of information to better understand the disaster's impacts.
  • FEMA recovery specialists are helping Georgia community leaders identify and resolve long-term issues that stem from the historic floods of 2009.

    Long-Term Community Recovery in Georgia

    Video by Greig Powers
    FEMA recovery specialists are helping Georgia community leaders identify and resolve long-term issues that stem from the historic floods of 2009.
  • After a devastating flood in September 2009, an Atlanta family took a dramatic step. By raising its home by eight feet, the family hopes to protect its home against future flood damage.

    Family Elevates Home to Protect It

    Video by Greig Powers
    After a devastating flood in September 2009, an Atlanta family took a dramatic step. By raising its home by eight feet, the family hopes to protect its home against future flood damage.
  • This is the second video in a 3 part series. After a devastating flood in September 2009, an Atlanta family took a dramatic step. By raising its home by eight feet, the family hopes to protect its home against future flood damage. This video shows the house as it is being elevated.

    Atlanta Home Elevation Part 2

    Video by Brian Glaviano
    This is the second video in a 3 part series. After a devastating flood in September 2009, an Atlanta family took a dramatic step. By raising its home by eight feet, the family hopes to protect its home against future flood damage. This video shows the house as it is being elevated.
  • FEMA and its partners at General Services Administration marked the opening of Distribution Center Atlanta - the new southeast hub for distributing food, water and other emergency supplies.

    Atlanta Distribution Center Opens

    Video by Greig Powers
    FEMA and its partners at General Services Administration marked the opening of Distribution Center Atlanta - the new southeast hub for distributing food, water and other emergency supplies.
  • FEMA hosted visitors at the opening of the new Atlanta Distribution Center to highlight how the facility will help better serve disaster survivors.

    New Distribution Center Improves Logistics

    Video by Greig Powers
    FEMA hosted visitors at the opening of the new Atlanta Distribution Center to highlight how the facility will help better serve disaster survivors.
  • A Winter storm dumped rain and snow throughout the South causing widespread ice damage and power outages to hundreds of thousands of residents of Augusta, Georgia.  President Obama issued a Federal Emergency Declaration on February 11, 2014.   FEMA trucked in generators, cots, water, and blankets to assist the residents.

    FEMA Assists Georgia Residents After Winter Storm

    Video by Judith Grafe
    A Winter storm dumped rain and snow throughout the South causing widespread ice damage and power outages to hundreds of thousands of residents of Augusta, Georgia. President Obama issued a Federal Emergency Declaration on February 11, 2014. FEMA trucked in generators, cots, water, and blankets to assist the residents.

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