Georgia Winter Storm (DR-1311)
Incident period: January 22, 2000 to February 1, 2000
Major Disaster Declaration declared on January 28, 2000
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
February 14, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Two more counties have been added to the 45 already declared eligible for federal and state disaster assistance as a result of damaging winter storms that swept across the region in a frigid late January week-long period. The counties are Monroe and Walton.
February 2, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Four more counties have been added to the 30 already declared eligible for federal assistance as a result of damaging winter storms that swept across the region in a frigid late January week-long period. The counties are Carroll, Douglas, Floyd and Rockdale.
January 28, 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster funds were made available today for Georgia to supplement state and local response efforts to the crippling winter storm that hit the state beginning January 22, according to the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA Director James Lee Witt said President Clinton authorized the assistance under a major disaster declaration issued this afternoon following a review of the agency's analysis of the state's expedited request for federal aid submitted yesterday.