Georgia HAZUS User Group (GAHUG)

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Samuel Moses Wilkins CFM
Gis Specialist / Hazus Coordinator
FEMA Region IV - Mitigation Division
3003 Chamblee-Tucker Road - Hollins Bldg
Atlanta, GA   30341
email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
phone:  770-220-3128
fax:  770-220-5440

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Federal Aid Programs for the State of South Carolina Emergency Declaration

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's emergency disaster declaration issued for the State of South Carolina.

Assistance for the State, Tribal, and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

President Obama Signs Emergency Declaration for South Carolina

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the State of South Carolina to supplement state, local, and tribal response efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and flooding beginning on October 1, 2015, and continuing.

FEMA Assistance Will Not Change Social Security, Medicare Benefits

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster assistance grants do not count as income. Survivors who receive federal disaster assistance as a result of the wildfires will not pay additional income taxes or see any reduction in their Social Security checks or any other federal benefits.

Grants for temporary housing, essential home repairs, replacement of personal property or other disaster-related needs do not count as income. Donations from charitable organizations will not affect Social Security payments or Medicare benefits.


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Georgia Hazus User Group Announcements

Georgia Hazus User Group Conference Call
June 19, 2012
1.Discuss Hazus Training and virtual training in Georgia
2. Ranko S. Pudar, Pudar Mitigation Consulting, Inc., will discuss Application of Hazus in hazard mitigation planning in Georgia
3. Georgia HUG role during Hurricane season
4. Discuss challenges in installing Hazus 2.1
5. Identify a POC/Chairperson for the GAHUG

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Georgia Hazus User Group please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Conference Call Notes

March 13, 2012 Agenda
March 13, 2012 Minutes

January 24, 2012 Agenda
January 24, 2012 Minutes
January 24, 2012 Dam Safety Project Presentation

October 25, 2011 Minutes


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