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Atlanta, GA. - In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael,  The Department of Agriculture continues to work with state, federal and industry partners to support the safety and comfort of Georgia citizens, evacuees, and all livestock and companion animals.

Disaster Recovery

12/20/2018 Disaster Assistance Available for Farmers Affected by Hurricane Michael Georgia Department of Agriculture Press Release


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Georgia Department of Agriculture Hotline: 1-855-491-1432

  1. Follow emergency instructions given by your local and state Emergency Management Associations.
  2. Have a plan ahead of time - To ensure the safety of family, pets, livestock and home;
  3. Have a generator of sufficient size to provide for your vital needs and test the generator before you need it – power outages can occur;
  4. Fill the fuel tanks – Have all fuel tanks full with extra available – Store fuel and equipment out of reach so it will not get flooded;
  5. Have extra batteries for flashlights and radios and charge the mobile phone;
  6. Flying debris from hurricane winds can cause major damage – Make sure equipment inside and outside the house is stored away or secured and be sure to reinforce openings;
  7. Ensure your pets and livestock are safe – Make plans for feed, water, housing, transportation, destination, expenses;
  8. After the storm, check on animals and property for damage - Ventilation, water supply, feed supply, structural repairs should be assessed in that order.


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Courtney Wilson - Manager
Tele: 404-656-3665
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