In the past week, record rainfall has devastated our state, causing major flooding and mounting losses to families, businesses, and governments.
While the rain has ceased for now, the loss of homes and loved ones carved a wound that has only begun to heal.
To help us rebuild, President Obama signed a disaster declaration for Georgia and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts. Vice President Biden visited some of the most heavily affected areas on Friday with members of Georgia's congressional delegation to survey the damage and make sure we're getting the help we need.
With so many Georgians displaced by the rain and reeling from loss, this is a time for us all to come together and do what we can.
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