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April 30, 2011
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to Georgia to supplement the state and...
December 2, 2009
ATLANTA, Ga. -- For those who still might be wondering whether a flood insurance policy is worth the money, consider this: If you live in a high-risk flood area you could be eligible for additional...
November 30, 2009
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Individuals and businesses damaged by the September floods are urged to stay in touch with disaster agencies. Households that registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (...
November 26, 2009
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Disaster recovery officials urge recipients of federal grants to keep receipts and other documentation for at least three years as proof the funds were spent as intended. More than $...
November 24, 2009
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The total federal disaster assistance provided to Georgia communities following September’s historic flooding has reached nearly $100 million, state and federal recovery officials...
November 22, 2009
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Monday, Nov. 23, is the final day to apply for federal grants and low-interest disaster recovery loans related to September’s severe flooding in Georgia. Disaster recovery officials...
November 20, 2009
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Monday is the final day people can apply for federal disaster grants and low-interest loans for the September floods in Georgia. The total disaster assistance provided so far exceeds...
November 18, 2009
ATLANTA, Ga. -- In the last 10 years, 75 percent of Georgia’s 159 counties have suffered enough flooding to warrant a federal disaster declaration. Yet, there are only 91,000 flood insurance policies...
November 16, 2009
Georgia Businesses Can Become Involved In Flood Recovery Agencies working on September flooding have poured federal and state dollars into the Georgia economy almost as rapidly as the damaging rain...
November 6, 2009
ATLANTA, Ga. -- In just over six weeks, more than $82 million has reached survivors of the Georgia floods to help them on their way toward recovery. “While much has been done to help thousands of...


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