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2017-03-17 16:34 - News Release

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. – The state of Georgia/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in the former Albany Police station will end operations Monday, March 27, at 7 p.m.March 27 is also the deadline for those who suffered damage from the January tornadoes and flooding to register with FEMA for federal disaster assistance.The center, at 1721 East Oglethorpe Blvd., is open the following hours:Weekdays - 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 20-24Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. on March 18 and 25;Closed SundaysHours on Monday, March 27 will be from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

2017-03-16 16:07 - News Release

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. – For Georgia residents who may be stressed, anxious or depressed after the January severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding, the Georgia Recovery Project can help.Those who may need this confidential service, supported with a grant from FEMA, should phone the Georgia Crisis Access line at 800-715-4225. The line is open 24 hours every day. Counseling does not require registering with FEMA. The program is available to residents of Berrien, Cook, Dougherty, Turner, Wilcox and Worth counties.              ##

2017-03-10 16:35 - News Release

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — Residents of eight southwestern Georgia counties who suffered damage from the severe January storms have until March 27, 2017, to register with FEMA for disaster assistance.The deadline applies to residents of Berrien, Cook, Crisp, Dougherty, Thomas, Turner, Wilcox, and Worth counties who were affected by the storms, tornadoes and flooding.Residents may register the following ways:

2017-03-08 16:10 - News Release

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. -- As Georgians continue to recover from January’s storms, some may find their needs go beyond the range of assistance available from the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) or FEMA.With support and guidance from the state and FEMA, county emergency managers and volunteer agencies in many mostly rural Georgia communities have formed organizations to meet ongoing needs and to help residents prepare for future challenges.

2017-03-07 21:53 - Updates

As any Disaster Recovery Center closes, those affected by the January storms are reminded that FEMA is a phone call, a mouse click and the FEMA app away.

2017-03-07 21:39 - News Release

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. -- The state and FEMA Disaster Recovery Center now open in the Albany Mall for the January storms is set to close permanently.The center, at 2601 Dawson Road, will close Friday, March 10, at the end of the business day – 7 p.m.A DRC at the former Albany Police station remains open until further notice. That center is located at 1721 East Oglethorpe Blvd. Hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays.

2017-02-28 22:04 - News Release

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. -- The state and FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) now open in Worth County for the January storms is set to transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC).The DRC in Sylvester, at the Worth County Community Center, 1310 North Monroe St. will transition Thursday, March 2, at the end of the business day – 7 p.m.The DLOC will open Friday, March 3, at the same address. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. The center will remain open for two weeks.

2017-02-28 19:34 - News Release

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. -- Working cooperatively, local, state and federal disaster recovery providers continue to assist southwest Georgians who suffered loss in the severe January storms, tornadoes and flooding. Thirty days after the disaster declaration, here’s a look at some of the efforts to date.

2017-02-27 18:11 - Updates

For Survivors of the January Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding in Southwest GeorgiaA CHECKLIST FOR DISASTER SURVIVORSThings to keep in mind to help in your recovery:

2017-02-21 14:13 - News Release

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. -- The state and FEMA Disaster Recovery Center now open in Thomas County for the January storms is set to close permanently.The center in Thomasville, at the County Fire Department, will close Friday, Feb. 24, at the end of the business day – 7 p.m.As any Disaster Recovery Center closes, those affected by the January storms are reminded that FEMA is a phone call, a mouse click and the FEMA app away.