Flood Disaster Recovery Information

   The Cobb Chamber of Commerce offers its heart-felt concern to those impacted by the massive flooding throughout the area.
   Business owners across Cobb are waiting to see if their companies, along with their homes, are damaged or in worse case scenarios, a total loss. But the Cobb Chamber of Commerce is not waiting to offer assistance; we are ready now.
   The Cobb Chamber is leading efforts to help businesses recover quickly in targeted areas. The Chamber is positioned to recommend its membership base and local relief organizations to provide assistance to businesses that were impacted by the flooding. This will help provide reassurance to flood victims that these businesses are qualified and in good standing.

If you are interested in volunteering to assist with recovery efforts, please contact Cobb's Emergency Management Agency at 770-499-4565 to register.

Below is a list of resources:

  • Emergency Shelter:
    The county has provided its Civic Center located on Fairground Street in Marietta as a shelter for those displaced by flooding. The shelter is being operated by the Red Cross and continues to shelter residents impacted by flooding. For more information on the shelter please contact the Red Cross at 404-876-3302.

  • Flood Resource Center
    Threadmill Complex - Library Entrance
    5000 Austell-Powder Springs Road – Suite 101
    Austell, GA 30106
    770-944-4309

    At this location, you will find helpful information from:

    FEMA - Residents may call FEMA at 1-800-621-FEMA to apply for assistance
    GEMA
    Cobb EMA - (770) 499-4565
    Community Resource Centers

  • If you would like to make monetary donations please consider making them to:
    American Red Cross
    The Center for Family Resources
    Cobb Schools Foundation - Clarkdale Elem. Relief Fund

  • The Cobb Chamber of Commerce will be acting as one location drop off point for the donation of school supplies and gift cards from retailers such as The School Box, Kmart, Target, Walmart, Office Depot, Office Max, and Staples. If your business would like to donate supplies to the schools, please drop them off at the Cobb Chamber of Commerce located at 240 Interstate North Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339 by October 27. 

  • The School District asks that donations of household goods, clothing, and bedding be made at M.U.S.T. Ministries in Marietta.

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