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July 6, 2011
ATLANTA – Almost $15 million in federal assistance has been approved for individuals and business owners, as well as local, county and state governments in the 25 Georgia counties that were declared...
Georgia
July 2, 2011
ATLANTA, Ga. -- More than a dozen volunteer agencies will continue to help those affected by the late April storms and tornadoes in Georgia long after state and federal government disaster agencies...
Georgia
June 29, 2011
ATLANTA – Jasper County’s 13,900 self-sufficient residents, most of them living in rural areas, have survived more than their share of tornadoes. On April 27, 2011, while severe storms destroyed...
Georgia
June 28, 2011
ATLANTA ­– This week, the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) is offering a series of day-long workshops focusing on evaluating proposed areas or buildings for community safe rooms when severe...
Georgia
June 23, 2011
Note to editors: Photos of the event, as well as PSAs by some of the participants are available for your use. To access the photos, go to: http://tinyurl.com/6dm3pbe.  To access the PSAs, please...
Georgia
June 23, 2011
ATLANTA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has now obligated almost $2.5 million in Public Assistance (PA) funds to help Georgia counties repair damage and rebuild infrastructure...
Georgia
June 20, 2011
ATLANTA – Georgians who sustained damage from the April 27-28 storms have only about a week left to register for assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). "The deadline is...
Georgia
June 16, 2011
ATLANTA – When disaster strikes, the first reaction is to address personal and family safety issues, followed by a concern for material losses. There is a federal disaster program – Individual...
Georgia
June 14, 2011
ATLANTA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has expanded its team of disaster assistance employees to include several local hires from the metro Atlanta area. Hiring local individuals...
Georgia
June 13, 2011
ATLANTA – Georgians who sustained damage from the April 27-28 storms have only two more weeks to register for assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). “Two weeks may sound...
Georgia

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