Gov. Kay Ivey visits Dothan in the wake of Hurricane Michael

Gov. Kay Ivey in Dothan after storm

DOTHAN, Ala. (WIAT) — Cleanup has started in the south Alabama city of Dothan. Today, Governor Kay Ivey toured the damage and devastation.

Gov. Ivey started her tour in the skies in a helicopter to get a good view of the extent of the damage in the area of Houston and Geneva counties. She then went to the ground and toured the homes of many residents who had severe damage from downed trees and power lines.

She also discussed resources that will be available for those in need when it comes to funding and recovery.

“There are loans that are available of low interest rates and long term loans that will help those kinds of folks and the families as well of small businesses owners so that is one avenue and as we determine the other avenues we will certainly be responsive,” Gov. Ivey said.

She says they are working with the small business administration for loan information and the damage has been completely evaluated before the process can be complete. 

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