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2018-07-18 19:01 - News Release

ATLANTA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency continues to support communities recovering from recent disasters. A combined $4.9 million was awarded to the City of Albany following tornadoes and straight line winds on Jan. 2, 2017 and to Macon-Bibb County and Excelsior EMC (Electric Membership Cooperative) for Hurricane Irma in September 2017. 

2018-07-03 16:02 - News Release

ATLANTA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency continues to support communities recovering from Hurricane Irma. Seven Georgia Electric Membership Corporations were approved to receive more than $13.1 million to offset costs for power restoration.  Below is a breakdown of the FEMA grants: 

2018-07-03 15:05 - News Release

ATLANTA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency continues to support communities recovering from Hurricane Irma. Nearly $2.6 million was awarded to the City of Savannah and the Southeast Georgia Health System for actions taken to ensure the continuation of essential public services and to protect lives and public health.  Below is a breakdown of the FEMA grants:

2018-03-21 13:35 - News Release

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — In the six months since Hurricane Irma made landfall in Georgia, $91,553,288 in disaster assistance has been provided to individuals and businesses in seven counties. An additional $8,290,828 has been provided to local, county and state municipalities for debris removal, emergency protective measures and infrastructure repair throughout the state.The September presidential disaster declaration authorized assistance for individuals and households in Camden, Charlton, Chatham, Coffee, Glynn, Liberty and McIntosh counties.

2018-02-09 17:59 - News Release

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — Previous storms throughout Georgia have caused extensive damage across the state. If you and your family were in the path of these disasters, you know the importance of planning and being prepared. Recovering from an emergency tomorrow often depends on organization and mitigation planning done today. While each person’s needs are unique, every individual can take steps to prepare for situations such as evacuation or sheltering-in-place.

2018-02-08 20:52 - News Release

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — During major disaster declarations, Georgia’s Voluntary Disaster Recovery Committees assist their local emergency management agencies and surrounding communities by coordinating emergency assistance with shelter, food and other necessities. The many storms which traveled through Georgia within the last two years have left counties like Chatham, Camden, Coffee, Bulloch, and several others, initiating and managing long-term community recovery plans through coalition endeavors. Hurricane Irma left many of the 159 Georgia counties in need of long-term recovery.

2018-01-26 22:15 - News Release

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) is hosting a series of Applicant Briefings beginning Monday, Jan. 29 for eligible private nonprofit houses of worship.

2018-01-25 17:51 - News Release

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — Private non-profit houses of worship in Georgia may now be eligible to apply for FEMA Public Assistance to cover Hurricane Irma damage. Information and requirements will be addressed during three applicant briefings hosted by the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency. It is necessary to participate in an applicant briefing to be considered for this assistance.Public Assistance Applicant Briefings for Houses of WorshipMonday, January 29, 2018 

2017-12-14 21:54 - News Release

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — Three months after Hurricane Irma, recovery efforts continue across Georgia. With the help of the State of Georgia, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency, individuals, households, businesses and communities have received more than $65 million in assistance.

2017-12-07 15:31 - News Release

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — If you live in the seven federal designated counties of Camden, Chatham, Glynn, Charlton, Coffee, Liberty, and McIntosh the holiday season is a great time to take charge of your personal disaster recovery. Here is a helpful checklist of ways you can ensure that you have continued assistance toward your recovery goals.