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) - 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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