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The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency coordinates the state’s preparedness, response and recovery efforts to disasters. As part of the Office of the Governor, GEMA/HS operates under the authority of the Emergency Management Act of 1981.
GEMA/HS works with local, state and federal governments, in partnership with the private sector and faith-based community, to prevent and respond to natural and man-made emergencies.
In addition, GEMA/HS employees are on 24-hour call statewide to assist local authorities when disaster strikes.
Learn more about GEMA/HS on our What We Do page.
935 United Ave. SE
Atlanta, GA 30316-0055