Hurricane Florence is forecast to be an extremely dangerous major hurricane when it nears the U.S. coast on Friday, especially for the Carolinas but also the Virginia…
Loads of people are currently fleeing the disaster to come and looking for a safe place to stay. Some are your fellow Belgian citizens …. If you are willing to open your house for those in need of a shelter, please contact the General Consulate of Atlanta. Here is their emergency number outside their opening hours: +1 404 271 96 69.
For your information, the Consulate General of Belgium in Atlanta is moving from the 27th to the 22nd floor and will be closed to the public Dec. 17th at noon until Dec. 22nd.
They hope to be fully operational on Dec. 23rd and highly recommend to call ahead for an appointment.
The consulate provides public services for Belgians abroad who are registered in the consular population register. If you haven’t done so, it is not too late … imagine the stress of an expired passport for example. But also think about elections, change in your civil status, … not to mention that it also offers notary expertise.
As a reminder:
Consul General: Ms. Geneviève Verbeek
Address: 230 Peachtree Street Nw, Atlanta, GA 30303 | Phone: +1 404-659-2150
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 9 am to 12.30 pm and 2 – 4 pm
Emergency number outside opening hours: +1 404 271 96 69