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.

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.

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.