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Irma evacuees: Resources to help those staying in SWGA

Here is what evacuees from Florida and coastal Georgia need to know about what Southwest Georgia has to offer. (Source: WALB) Here is what evacuees from Florida and coastal Georgia need to know about what Southwest Georgia has to offer. (Source: WALB)
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As Irma begins to head to land, Southwest Georgia is one of the first places evacuees from Florida and coastal Georgia will head. And in the south, we offer southern hospitality. Below is a list that includes links to resources for evacuees as they find shelter in the area. WALB will continue to update the information as we learn of more resources.

Where to stay: Most if not all hotels in the area are booked and waiting lists on some of them are currently as long as 80 people, but there are still places offering evacuees a place to stay:

Fueling up:

Places to leave your pets:

  • Bush's Animal Clinic, 2419 Dawson Rd, Albany. Call (229) 439-7073.
  • Westover Animal Hospital, 410 N. Westover Blvd, Albany. Call (229) 883-1618
  • Magnolia Pet Resort and Spa, 628 Fussell Rd, Leesburg, GA. Call (229) 888-1340. 

Updates on Irma's progress:

Other resources:

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