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October 5, 2004
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) want to remind hurricane Ivan victims that low...
Georgia
October 5, 2004
ATLANTA, Ga. -- In the days and first few weeks following a disaster, residents may be misled by half-truths and rumors they hear about how to get help and the various assistance programs that are...
Georgia
October 4, 2004
Hurricanes and other natural disasters threaten more than homes. They damage or destroy bridges, highways, public buildings, parks and water treatment plants, and leave tons of debris. Communications...
Georgia
October 4, 2004
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Georgia residents affected by Hurricane Ivan who are receiving Social Security, disability or other federal benefits should not hesitate to apply for disaster assistance as well....
Georgia
October 2, 2004
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Members of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) Community Relations teams continue to offer one-on-one assistance to...
Georgia
October 1, 2004
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Georgia residents who lost work as a result of Hurricane Ivan may be eligible to file for disaster unemployment benefits, according to state and federal officials. The Disaster...
Georgia
October 1, 2004
FEMA has disbursed grants totaling $882,221 for housing assistance and $226,964 for other-needs assistance. FEMA inspectors have completed 708 inspections of damaged homes. The Disaster Recovery...
Georgia
October 1, 2004
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Many Georgia victims of Hurricane Ivan have called the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) to register for disaster assistance and, afterwards,...
Georgia
October 1, 2004
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- In less than two weeks since President Bush issued a disaster declaration on September 19, more than $6 million in grants has been approved to assist flood-stricken residents in...
Georgia
September 30, 2004
ATLANTA, Ga. -- “Damage inspectors are now in the field visiting people who have filed applications for assistance, Nick Russo, an official with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA),” said...
Georgia

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