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FEMA Announces Emergency Food and Shelter Programs Funding for Georgia

ATLANTA – Georgia will receive $9.4 million from FEMA’s Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) to assist nonprofits that are helping residents who are experiencing hunger and homelessness.  The money allocated to Georgia combines the EFSP’s annual funding with funds designated for food and shelter support under the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.

FEMA Awards Federal Funding for Mental Health Services to Georgia during Coronavirus Pandemic

ATLANTA – Federal funding is now available for the state of Georgia to provide crisis counseling services to its residents coping with stress and anxiety as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

On April 30, the presidential disaster declaration for Georgia was amended to include the Crisis Counseling program. The program assists individuals and communities in recovering from the psychological effects of disasters through community-based outreach and educational services.

Presidente Donald J. Trump aprueba declaración por desastre mayor para el estado de Georgia

WASHINGTON — La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció que asistencia federal por desastre está disponible para el estado de Georgia para suplementar los esfuerzos de recuperación para el estado y gobiernos locales afectados por la enfermedad pandémica del Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) empezando el 20 de enero 2020, y continúa.

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Georgia

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Georgia to supplement the state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on Jan. 20, 2020, and continuing.

FEMA Region IV Seeks Youth Leaders for National Youth Preparedness Council

ATLANTA – Youth from communities across the Southeast are encouraged to apply for FEMA’s national Youth Preparedness Council. The Council provides an opportunity for young leaders to share their perspectives, feedback, and opinions related to preparedness, and grow their leadership skills while supporting the resilience of their communities.

Hurricane Michael: Georgia One Year, $115.2 Million Later

ATLANTA – It’s been one year since Hurricane Michael plowed across the Florida/Georgia state line as a Category 3 hurricane, toppling trees and powerlines all the way through the Carolinas.

In that year, Georgia’s recovery has moved forward with more than $65.2 million distributed through federal programs to aid individuals and businesses. An additional $50 million has been provided to reimburse local governments for response actions in advance of Hurricane Michael, for debris removal and to repair or replace critical infrastructure.

As of October 4, 2019:

Programas De Asistencia Federal Para Georgia

A continuación, un resumen de los programas federales claves de asistencia por desastre que podrían estar disponibles según la necesidad y autorización bajo la declaración de emergencia por desastre del presidente Donald J. Trump para Georgia.

Asistencia a los gobiernos estatales, tribales y locales afectados pueden incluir según se requiera:

Presidente Donald J. Trump aprueba declaración de emergencia para Georgia

WASHINGTON – La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció que hay asistencia federal por desastre disponible para el estado de Georgia para complementar esfuerzos de respuesta estatales, tribales y locales en las áreas afectadas por las condiciones de emergencia por el huracán Dorian del 29 de agosto y continua.

Federal Aid Programs for The State Of Georgia

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump’s emergency disaster declaration issued for the state of Georgia.

Assistance for the State, Tribal and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

President Donald J. Trump Signs Emergency Declaration for Georgia

WASHINGTON -- FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Georgia to supplement state, tribal and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions in the area affected by Hurricane Dorian beginning on Aug. 29 and continuing.