Deal declares state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Michael

Based on the latest forecast for Hurricane Michael and acting on a recommendation from Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) officials, Gov. Nathan Deal today issued an emergency declaration for 92 Georgia counties.

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GEMA/HS Implements New Re-Entry System, Certification Process

(ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency has established a new statewide re-entry system and certification process for essential response personnel seeking access to a restricted area following a disaster in Georgia.

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Applicant Briefings Announced for Houses of Worship Damaged by Hurricane Irma in Georgia

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — Private non-profit houses of worship in Georgia may now be eligible to apply for FEMA Public Assistance to cover Hurricane Irma damage.

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Public Assistance Eligibility for Private Nonprofit Houses of Worship

As of Jan. 2, 2018, an update to FEMA policy has made private non-profit houses of worship eligible to apply for potential funding to help with certain disaster-related costs under FEMA’s Public Assistance grant program.

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Winter Weather Preparedness Week begins November 27

(ATLANTA) – With winter around the corner, now is the time to start preparing for winter weather. During Winter Weather Preparedness Week, Nov. 27-Dec.

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GEMA/HS, state and local agencies responding to Hurricane Irma

(ATLANTA) – As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the state, initial reports indicate that areas of coastal Georgia are experiencing historic levels of flooding.

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Georgia prepares for Hurricane Irma

(ATLANTA) – Ahead of heavy rains, strong wind and potential flooding from Hurricane Irma, Governor Nathan Deal expanded his state of emergency to include all 159 counties in Georgia today.

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State of Emergency extended, mandatory evacuations begin

(ATLANTA) – On Friday, Governor Nathan Deal expanded his state of emergency to a total of 94 Georgia counties, ensuring state resources are available for those potentially affected by Hurricane Irma.

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GEMA/HS prepares for Hurricane Irma, urges residents to plan now

(ATLANTA) – Today, Governor Nathan Deal issued a state of emergency for six coastal Georgia counties, ensuring state resources are available for those potentially affected by Hurrica

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September is National Preparedness Month in Georgia

(ATLANTA) – As news reports of the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey continue to come in, it should serve as a reminder that no matter the event, Georgians need to be prepared.

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