Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 14, 2018
Individual Assistance Applications
Total Individual & Households Program
Dollars Approved: $12,494,710.41
Total Public Assistance Grants
Dollars Obligated: $48,208,021.62
Designated Counties (Individual Assistance):Baker, Calhoun, Clay, Crisp, Decatur, Dougherty, Early, Grady, Laurens, Lee, Miller, Mitchell, Randolph, Seminole, Sumter, Terrell, Thomas, Tift, Turner, Worth
The deadline to register for FEMA disaster assistance ended on December 13, 2018
Georgia Families, or individuals dealing with stress and recovery after Hurricane Michael are eligible for free Crisis Counseling. There are three ways you can get in contacted with a trained crisis counselor
- Call Georgia Crisis Hotline 800-715-4225.
- Call The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Disaster Distress Helpline 800-985-5990.
- Text: “TalkWithUs” to 66746 (for Spanish, press 2 or text Hablanos to 66746).
Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved
Total Individual & Households Program (IHP) - Dollars Approved*
Total Housing Assistance (HA) - Dollars Approved*
Total Other Needs Assistance (ONA) - Dollars Approved*
Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved*
Public Assistance - Dollars Approved
Total Public Assistance Grants (PA) - Dollars Obligated✝
Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated✝
Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated✝
* Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.
✝ Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.
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