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Georgia Hurricane Michael (DR-4400-GA)

Incident Period: October 9, 2018 - October 23, 2018
Declaration Date: October 14, 2018

The deadline to register for FEMA disaster assistance ended on December 13, 2018

Crisis Counseling

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).


Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance Amount
Total Housing Assistance (HA) - Dollars Approved $9,877,847.92
Total Other Needs Assistance (ONA) - Dollars Approved $2,704,151.96
Total Individual & Households Program Dollars Approved $12,581,999.88
Individual Assistance Applications Approved 5081
Public Assistance Amount
Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated $60,938,874.10
Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated $62,367,413.27
Total Public Assistance Grants Dollars Obligated $133,901,783.13
Hazard Mitigation Assistance Amount
Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) - Dollars Obligated $1,926,804.00

News and Information

Designated Counties (Individual Assistance)

  • Baker (County)
  • Calhoun (County)
  • Clay (County)
  • Crisp (County)
  • Decatur (County)
  • Dougherty (County)
  • Early (County)
  • Grady (County)
  • Laurens (County)
  • Lee (County)
  • Miller (County)
  • Mitchell (County)
  • Randolph (County)
  • Seminole (County)
  • Sumter (County)
  • Terrell (County)
  • Thomas (County)
  • Tift (County)
  • Turner (County)
  • Worth (County)

Preliminary Damage Assessment Documents

Last updated October 23, 2020