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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.
Spring is traditionally a period where the threat of high winds, hail and lightning from tornadoes, and severe thunderstorms greatly increases. Everyone should review their emergency procedures and prepare for weather-related hazards.
(ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency announced the opening of the application period for the Homeland Security Grant Program Wednesday.
(ATLANTA) – The FirstNet Engagement Workshop will provide a hands-on opportunity for your agency to engage with the First Responder Network Authority to analyze how the network's products and services can support your mission, communications capabilities, and operational protocols.
(ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency is holding a statewide PrepareAthon! tornado drill Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 9 a.m. This event coincides with Severe Weather Preparedness Week to encourage Georgians to prepare now for any type of severe weather.
(ATLANTA) – Governor Brian Kemp, in coordination with the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) and the National Weather Service (NWS), issued a proclamation calling on Georgians to educate themselves and understand the threats of severe weather during Severe Weather Preparedness Week, which will take place from Feb. 3 to Feb. 7.
GEMA/HS employees are on call 24/7 to assist local authorities when disaster strikes.
Have you downloaded the mobile app that allows users to send reports of suspicious activity directly to state law enforcement for further investigation?