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On March 1, 2003, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) became part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The primary mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the Nation from all hazards, including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters, by leading and supporting the Nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation


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FEMA’s Home Inspectors Recording Damage To Speed Assistance To Georgia Survivors

ATLANTA, GA - May 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Several thousand Georgia residents are expected to seek federal assistance for their losses from the severe storms and tornadoes that began April 27, according to disaster recovery officials.

Website Can Help Displaced Georgians Find Rental Housing

ATLANTA, GA - May 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- To help people displaced by the recent tornadoes find rental housing, the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) and the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) are encouraging displaced survivors to use

Department of Banking and Finance’s Order to Cease and Desist Issued to National Home...

Atlanta, GA - April 29, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- On April 28, 2010, an Order to Cease and Desist issued by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance (“Department”) to National Home Loan Advocates, LLC d/b/a located at 2591 Dallas Parkway, Suite 300, Dallas, Texas 75034 became final.This Order to Cease and Desist was issued by the Department after it obtained evidence that National Home Loan Advocates, LLC d/b/a engaged in residential mortgage brokering/lending activities without a license or under an applicable exemption in violation of O.C.G.A. § 7-1-1002

Georgia House Passes Legislation to Help Chatham County Areas Continue to Receive City Services

ATLANTA, GA - April 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Georgia House of Representatives passed House Resolution 136 on Friday, March 26, 2010, by a vote of 160-1. Sponsored by state Representative Bob Bryant (D-Garden City), HR 136 amends the Georgia Constitution to allow owners of real property located in the industrial area of Chatham County to remove the property from being included in the industrial area. The property could then be annexed by Garden City, so that city services could continue to be provided.

Trick Or Treat FEMA’s Georgia Rebuilding Specialists At Lowe’s

ATLANTA, GA - November 2, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mitigation specialists will be providing Georgians with disaster-resistance advice as they move to new outreach locations throughout disaster-impacted counties.

Workshops Help Make Homes More Resistant To Flooding

ATLANTA, GA - October 5, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- 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


Mayor Kasim Reed Advances $380 Million in New Transportation Infrastructure Spending...

Mayor Kasim Reed announced today that the Atlanta City Council has voted 13 to 1 to approve a measure to put a special local option sales tax (TSPLOST) referendum on the November ballot to fund transportation related infrastructure projects throughout the City of Atlanta. The ballot referendum will ask Atlanta voters to authorize a 0.4 percent sales tax increase for a five-year period. The TSPLOST is projected to generate approximately $260 million, which will be leveraged to generate additional matching funds.


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