FEMA Approves $22.4 Million In Disaster Aid For Georgia Flood Survivors
Fri, 02 Oct 2009 13:19:25 -0500
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Since President Obama's disaster declaration last week for those areas struck by severe storms and flooding in the State of Georgia, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) have been working closely to deliver support to impacted communities through financial assistance, information and person-to-person contact.
Workshops Help Make Homes More Resistant To Flooding
Mon, 05 Oct 2009 06:41:48 -0500
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Georgia property owners in flood-prone areas can get free advice on making their structures disaster resistant. Informal workshops are being held at home improvement stores and hardware stores in Cobb, Walker and DeKalb counties.
FEMA Disaster Assistance Tops $24 Million In First Week
Mon, 05 Oct 2009 06:29:07 -0500
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Just one week after federal major disaster declarations were issued for 17 north and central Georgia counties where individuals had flood damage, more than $24 million in disaster assistance has been approved to help with the recovery from the storms and flooding that started September 18, announced officials with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Disaster Recovery Centers Change Sunday Hours
Mon, 05 Oct 2009 06:25:42 -0500
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The 14 Disaster Recovery Centers operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) will change their Sunday hours effective this Sunday, October 4.