Severe Weather Disaster Relief Information for 11th District

Should you require immediate disaster assistance, please contact my district office at (770) 429-1776 or (706) 290-1776 or contact FEMA’s Georgia office at (770) 220-5200. Residents who have been displaced by severe weather and need a place to stay can contact our emergency dispatch center at (770) 445-2117 for shelter and assistance.

For information on severe weather preparation, how to apply for disaster assistance, safety tips when returning to damaged areas and more, visit the Federal Government’s Disaster Assistance website: http://www.disasterassistance.gov/

Residents and business owners who sustained losses in the designated counties declared by FEMA to be eligible for assistance can begin applying for assistance by registering online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or 1-800-462-7585 (TTY) for the hearing and speech impaired. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Individual assistance can include grants to help pay for temporary housing, home repairs and other serious disaster-related expenses.  Low-interest loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration also will be available to cover residential and business losses not fully compensated by insurance.

For up-to-date information and assistance related to the severe weather affecting Georgia, please visit the Georgia Emergency Management Agency website

Please find a list of additional contact numbers for assistance:

American Red Cross locations in Northwest Georgia:

Gordon Office: 706-629-4510
Rome Office: 706-291-6648
Bartow Office: 770-382-0981
Dalton Office: 706-278-5144

For more information on the Red Cross in NW Georgia, including how you can help, please visit their website: http://www.redcross.org/ga/rome

For questions, please contact the Office of Congressman Gingrey in Marietta, 770-429-1776, or Rome, 706-290-1776.

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