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Georgia Receives Approval for Two Additional Counties to Receive Federal Assistance for Hurricane Ivan

Friday, November 5, 2004  Contact: Office of Communications 404-651-7774


ATLANTA, GA – Governor Sonny Perdue announced today that Georgia has received approval from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for adding two counties to a federal disaster declaration in response to the impact of Hurricane Ivan.

Clay and Stephens counties have been approved for the complete range of public infrastructure assistance. These additions make a total of 31 counties receiving assistance under the Ivan declaration.

“The financial demands that result from a major hurricane can be a challenge for many local governments. I am pleased these counties will now have access to assistance that will help them continue their recovery efforts,” said Governor Sonny Perdue.

For more information on federal disaster assistance, visit FEMA's website at or GEMA's storm recovery website at