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HELPFUL STORM INFORMATION -
Hurricane Michael (October 2018)

Welcome to the Dougherty County Board of Commissioners page regarding helpful community information for Hurricane Michael (October 2018)!

Below are valuable resources and information provided by community partners: 

Resource documents:

        Storm Debris Resident Guide

           FEMA Fact Sheet

Information:

  • FEMA is now offering disaster assistance for citizens in the affected areas. You can reach
    FEMA by calling 800-621-3362, online at disasterassistance.gov or in person at one of the
    Disaster Recovery Centers operating in the region. A FEMA team is stationed at the Albany
    Civic Center, meeting directly with residents effected by Hurricane Michael. They are open
    during business hours from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. daily.


  • All volunteers must register with the Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD) at
    925 Pine Ave and receive a bright pink tag/placard for their windshields that designates them
    as legitimate volunteers.


  • All contractors must register with the Business License office at 240 Pine Ave. and receive a
    bright yellow tag/placard for their windshields. If volunteers/contractors are unable to produce this documentation, residents need to call the EOC or law enforcement. The safety of our residents is of utmost importance.


  • Important dates and information can be found on the County's Special News and Events page and Dougherty County Emergency Management Agency facebook page.

Questions can be directed to Melissa Hodges, Public Information Specialist (contract), at mhodges@dougherty.ga.us or 229-343-7953.

 

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