Federal Major Disaster Declaration Issued For Counties In Georgia As Congressman Bishop Tours Storm Damage – WLTZ

Federal major disaster declaration issued for counties in Georgia as Congressman Bishop tours storm damage – WLTZ

January 26, 2017

ALBANY, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) today welcomed the major disaster declaration issued by the President for counties in Middle and Southwest Georgia struck by major storms and tornadoes on January 2, 2017. The declaration opens up potential eligibility for federal disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The declaration was issued as Congressman Bishop toured storm damage in the City of Albany and Dougherty County.

The federal declaration specifically includes FEMA Individual Assistance for Dougherty County. FEMA Individual Assistance provides federal resources for impacted individuals and households. This includes financial assistance for …

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