Nearly $100 million in disaster relief provided to Georgians since Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma
Posted at 7:25 PM, Mar 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-16 15:57:29-04

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (WTXL) - Six months since Hurricane Irma made landfall in Georgia, $91 million in disaster assistance has been provided to individuals and businesses in seven counties.  

An additional eight million has been provided to local, county and state districts for debris removal, emergency protective measures and infrastructure repair throughout the state. 

The September presidential disaster declaration authorized assistance for individuals and households in Camden, Charlton, Chatham, Coffee, Glynn, Liberty and McIntosh counties. 

All 159 Georgia counties were authorized Public Assistance for debris removal and emergency protective measures such as search and rescue, emergency evacuation and mass care.