Tue., September 25, 2012 7:32am
The U.S. Small Business Administration has extended its disaster loan program to six more Georgia counties affected by drought. The loans target farm-related and other entities not covered by aid from the Department of Agriculture.
Fri., July 13, 2012 6:53am
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has granted the governor's request for natural disaster designations in 13 Georgia counties for two weather events in April and May.
Tue., August 30, 2011 2:21pm
Georgia home and business owners still can rely on federal disaster assistance. That's the word from Georgia emergency management officials as FEMA says, it's suspending some disaster payments in the wake of Hurricane Irene. A GEMA spokesman says, the federal agency is delaying payments for a certain types of completed, government-backed disaster repair going back years.
Thu., May 12, 2011 6:28am
Georgia has received a $5 million federal grant to create temporary jobs cleaning up tornado damage from April's deadly storms.
Sat., April 30, 2011 11:37am
Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that President Obama approved a federal disaster declaration for 16 counties devastated by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and associated flooding on April 27-28. The storms killed 15 people and hundreds of homes and businesses were damaged.