Public Assistance Eligibility for Private Nonprofit Houses of Worship

As of Jan. 2, 2018, an update to FEMA policy has made private non-profit houses of worship eligible to apply for potential funding to help with certain disaster-related costs under FEMA’s Public Assistance grant program.

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Winter Weather Preparedness Week begins November 27

(ATLANTA) – With winter around the corner, now is the time to start preparing for winter weather. During Winter Weather Preparedness Week, Nov. 27-Dec.

GEMA/HS, state and local agencies responding to Hurricane Irma

(ATLANTA) – As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the state, initial reports indicate that areas of coastal Georgia are experiencing historic levels of flooding.

Georgia prepares for Hurricane Irma

(ATLANTA) – Ahead of heavy rains, strong wind and potential flooding from Hurricane Irma, Governor Nathan Deal expanded his state of emergency to include all 159 counties in Georgia today.

State of Emergency extended, mandatory evacuations begin

(ATLANTA) – On Friday, Governor Nathan Deal expanded his state of emergency to a total of 94 Georgia counties, ensuring state resources are available for those potentially affected by Hurricane Irma.

GEMA/HS prepares for Hurricane Irma, urges residents to plan now

(ATLANTA) – Today, Governor Nathan Deal issued a state of emergency for six coastal Georgia counties, ensuring state resources are available for those potentially affected by Hurrica

September is National Preparedness Month in Georgia

(ATLANTA) – As news reports of the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey continue to come in, it should serve as a reminder that no matter the event, Georgians need to be prepared.