GEMA/HS provides additional information regarding today's Emergency Warning Systems test

In preparation for the July 1, 2019 US Department Homeland Security FEMA Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Pilot Testing Program, the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency conducted training and testing on its own emergency alert system.

State Awards Upson County Funding for Weather Warning Sirens Project

(ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency, on behalf of the Governor Brian Kemp, recently awarded a $54,000 Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) project to Upson County for the purchase and installation of six outdoor weather warning sirens.

Volunteer Veterinarians Honored for Service to EOD K-9 during Super Bowl LIII

Explosive Ordnance Detection K-9s were part of the bomb teams that ensured the safety of the public during Super Bowl LIII, but who ensured they were healthy and received proper care in an emergency? That’s where veterinarians Dr. Kevin Winkler, and Dr. Jennifer Pittman, came in.

Deadline for Hazard Mitigation Grants for Hurricane Michael Extended Statewide to July 31

ATLANTA –All Communities and counties are eligible and encouraged to apply for grants through the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) as a result of damages from Hurricane Michael.

FY19 Nonprofit Security Grant Program application deadline is May 8

The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency announced the Fiscal Year 2019 Nonprofit Security Grant Program application deadline is May 8, 2019 by 5 p.m. All applications for this grant must be received by GEMA/HS by that time to be considered.

GEMA/HS Explosive Ordinance Detection K-9 Teams keep attendees safe at the 2019 Masters Golf Tournament

AUGUSTA, Georgia -- The Masters is arguably the biggest tournament in professional golf, with thousands of golf fanatics and celebrities flocking to the rolling fairways at Augusta National Golf Course in Georgia.

FY19 Homeland Security Grants Program application deadline extended to April 19

The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency announced the Fiscal Year 2019 Homeland Security Grants Program (HSGP) application deadline has been extended until April 19, 2019 at 11:59pm EST.

State Awards Camden County Funding for Property Acquisition Project

(ATLANTA) – Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security (GEMA/HS), on behalf of Governor Brian Kemp, recently awarded a $112,605 Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) project to Camden County for the purchase and demolition of one flood-prone property.

State Awards Douglasville-Douglas County Water and Sewer Authority Funding for Property Acquisition Project

(ATLANTA) – Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security (GEMA/HS), on behalf of Governor Brian Kemp, recently awarded a $1,390,790 Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) project to the Douglasville-Douglas County Water and Sewer Authority (DDCWSA) for the purchase and demolition of eigh

State Awards City of Kingsland Funding for Property Acquisition Project

(ATLANTA) – Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency, on behalf of Governor Brian Kemp, recently awarded a $606,751 Hazard Mitigation Grant Program project to City of Kingsland for the purchase and demolition of four flood prone properties.