Georgians Receive More Than $3.4 Million In Fema/State Disaster Assistance For Hurricane Ivan Damage

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Release date: 
November 19, 2004
Release Number: 
1554-048

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Georgia residents of the 18 counties designated under the September 18, 2004, disaster declaration resulting from Hurricane Ivan received more than $3.4 million in assistance. On the last day to apply for help, Wednesday, November 17, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) received 61 applications. The following disaster-assistance data are as of close of business, November 17.

FEMA received 2,661 applications from residents affected by the hurricane. Housing Assistance approved for homeowners and renters totaled $2,558,844. Housing Assistance included lodging expenses, repair assistance and temporary rental assistance. Other Needs Assistance reached $909,018. Other Needs Assistance can include medical, dental, and funeral expenses; furniture, clothing and certain appliances; vehicle costs; and other eligible expenses.

FEMA inspectors have completed 1,736 inspections of damaged homes.

The U.S. Small Business Administration has issued 1,827 low-interest loan applications (1,511 to homeowners and renters, 316 to businesses), and approved $2,771,000 in low-interest loans to homeowners, renters and businesses.

The breakdown of applications, Housing and Other Needs Assistance by county follows:
CountyApplicationsHousing AssistanceOther Needs Assistance
Carroll35$29,163$4,617
Cherokee85$64,413$12,639
Clayton159$229,255$81,247
Cobb180$96,912$34,813
Dade43$35,902$20,450
Dawson29$24,131$1,477
DeKalb575$510,831$106,553
Early28$21,601$2,677
Forsyth32$36,257$442
Franklin46$30,639$7,118
Fulton797$993,909$360,326
Gilmer171$196,104$169,892
Miller22$13772$2,115
Pickens41$34,387$449
Rabun163$128,975$83,889
Towns75$44,858

 

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May 10, 2013 - 09:55
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