People impacted by the Flood of 2009 may contact the following agencies and organizations for assistance.
Georgia Disaster and Emergency Information (http://www.myfoxatlanta.com/dpp/news/Georgia_Disaster_Emergency_Information_092109)
How to Apply for Assistance from FEMA (http://www.fema.gov/assistance/index.shtm)
DisasterAssistance.gov - DisasterAssistance.gov is a secure, user-friendly U.S. Government web portal that consolidates disaster assistance information in one place. If you need assistance following a presidentially declared disaster— which has been designated for individual assistance— you can now to go to DisasterAssistance.gov to register online. Local resource information to help keep citizens safe during an emergency is also available. Currently, 17 U.S. Government agencies, which sponsor almost 60 forms of assistance, contribute to the portal. (http://www.disasterassistance.gov/)
American Red Cross – Visit this site to get information on shelters in the metro area. http://www.atlantaredcross.org/general.asp?SN=4093&OP=4096&IDCapitulo=1V82G3ASOY
Hosea Feed the Hungry – Visit this site to find out how to get food and supplies. http://hoseafeedthehungry.com/
United Way Atlanta - Visit this site to find resources and information provided by the United Way. http://www.unitedwayatlanta.org/
Samaritan's Purse - Samaritan's Purse helps meet the needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. Visit this site for information on resources available for flood relief. (http://www.samaritanspurse.org/)
The Department of Health & Wellness urges residents to inform themselves about health and safety precautions in flood situations. Information is available at their website, http://www.fultoncountygahealth.org%3chttp//www.fultoncountygahealth.org/%3E.