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.

State Awards Chattooga County Funding for Property Acquisition Project

(ATLANTA) – Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency, on behalf of Governor Brian Kemp, recently awarded a $62,610 Hazard Mitigation Grant Program project to Chattooga County for the purchase and demolition of one flood prone property.

GEMA/HS Implements New Grants Management System, EMGrantsPro

(ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency is implementing a new grants Management system, Georgia EMGrantsPro.

Severe Weather Preparedness Week Starts Feb 4

ATLANTA – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency encourages Georgians to become proactive about preparing for severe weather by participating in Severe Weather Preparedness Week (Feb. 4-8).

Deadline for Hazard Mitigation Grants for Hurricane Michael-Declared Communities is March 1

ATLANTA –Communities located in Hurricane Michael disaster-declared counties are eligible and encouraged to apply for grants through the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. The deadline for pre-application is March 1.

GEMA/HS Launches New Website, Updated App

(ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency launched a new website and revamped Ready Georgia mobile app to provide essential preparedness tips and quicker essential response and recovery information to the public.

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.

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.