GEMA/HS streamlines recovery process with creation of Disaster Recovery Division

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 Implements New Grants Management System, EMGrantsPro

The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency recently implemented a new grants Management system, Georgia EMGrantsPro. This new system provides a more up to date, web-based method for grants management for both GEMA/HS grants administration staff as well as for the subgrantees.

GEMA/HS conducts, clarifies Emergency Alert

The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency conducted a test of the emergency alert system today regarding radiological emergency.

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.