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Irma recovery

Metro Atlanta Counties Seek Outside Help With Irma Damage

Sep 21, 2017
DeKalb County officials say crews have been working since Irma hit to repair storm damage.
Alison Guillory / WABE

 

Some metro Atlanta counties are asking for federal aid to help recover from Tropical Storm Irma.

 

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DeKalb County had hundreds of trees down. At one point, 170,000 people were without power in DeKalb alone.

Sue Loeffler is DeKalb's director of emergency management. She said it takes a lot to add up damage costs from the storm.