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We are the state's preparedness, response and recovery agency.
We work with public and private sector organizations to prevent and respond to natural and man-made emergencies.
Mid-August to late October marks the peak of the Atlantic Hurricane season. As a coastal state, Georgia is at risk for hurricanes that form in the southern Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico. Hurricanes can cause catastrophic damage even hundreds of miles inland, so every resident needs to understand their risks and should plan what to do in the event of an evacuation.
Due to system updates, the process for training registration has changed. Prospective students may go to the training course calendar to view upcoming courses and send an email to the training division at firstname.lastname@example.org containing the student's full name, last four of their SSN, course title and dates of the course to register.
After almost of decade of operation, the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency will be retiring its Ready Georgia app. The app was launched in an effort to make Ready Georgia more accessible, but with the launch of the agency’s new mobile friendly site, all Ready Georgia information will still be available on mobile phones and tablets.
To streamline the recovery process for both individuals and organizations, the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency has reorganized existing personnel and added new positions to create the Disaster Recovery Division.
GEMA/HS employees are on call 24/7 to assist local authorities when disaster strikes.