10.16.18

Georgians Come Together In Hurricane Michael Aftermath

ATLANTA, GA – In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, Georgians have come together to help their neighbors, serve meals to those in need, and assist first responders with recovery efforts.

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Airmen and soldiers from the Georgia National Guard and Air National Guard distribute food and water in Miller County, GA. (photo by Tech. Sgt. Amber Williams) 

Serving Hot Meals: A group of 30 volunteers from Broken Shackle Ranch in Washington County, GA traveled to the Albany area to serve hot meals, cut down trees, and help clear roadways. The group plans to travel to other hard-hit areas to help as many Georgians as possible. (WFXL)

Officers Clearing Roads: Officers with the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office used their personal chainsaws to help get trees off the roads in Middle Georgia. “We know how busy Public Works gets… It’s part of our duty to our community,” said Bibb County Sheriff’s Deputy James Litton. (The Telegraph)

Mobilizing Resources: Kathy Burns and Charles White, field representatives for Senator Perdue, worked with federal officials to mobilize emergency resources and get bottled water, MREs, and generators to Georgians in need. (Stewart County Commission)

Distributing Food & Water: Airmen and soldiers from the 116th Air Control Wing, Georgia Air National Guard, deployed from Robins Air Force Base to help distribute food and water to those affected by Hurricane Michael. (National Guard)

Helping Neighbors: Georgia Southern University’s Armstrong campus opened its doors to Albany State University students who were without water and electricity. (WTOC)

14,000 Bottles Of Water: Callaway Blue Springs Water hauled over 14,000 bottles of water to Albany to assist with hurricane relief efforts. (WALB)

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