Saturday, March 15, 2008

Statement from Governor Perdue Concerning Atlanta’s Severe Weather

Governor Sonny Perdue released the following statement today concerning the severe weather that impacted downtown Atlanta last night:

“I am very proud of the state’s response, and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency will continue to coordinate the state’s efforts to assist local officials in responding to the needs imposed by last night’s destructive storm,” said Governor Sonny Perdue. “The state will continue to utilize every resource at our disposal, including asking our federal partners for assistance if necessary, to mitigate the impact of this severe weather.

I am deeply grateful for the courageous, professional response from emergency personnel who immediately answered the call to help our residents and visitors. This storm hit a highly populated area, but their actions kept the number of injuries to a minimum.”
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