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​​GEMA/HS News Releases

2017 News Releases

September 

GEMA prepares for Hurricane Irma 

August

September is National Preparedness Month in Georgia

June
Glynn County Receives Millions in Disaster Aid

May
Hurricane Preparedness Week May 7-13​

April
Chatham County and Municipalities Receive Millions in Disaster Aid Press Release

January
UPDATED Feb. 7: Statewide Tornado Drill to be held Feb. 10

Severe Weather Preparedness Week Declared for Feb. 6-10​


 

2016 News Releases 

October
FEMA Inspectors in Georgia Counties Damaged by Hurricane Matthew

Nine Counties Added to Georgia Disaster Declaration for Public Assistance Funding​

Hurricane Matthew Survivors in Seven Georgia Counties Can Now Apply

Mandatory Evacuation Lifted for Georgia Barrier Islands

GFC Issues Outdoor Burning Guidance in Wake of Hurricane Matthew

Georgia Disaster Survivors Beware of Fraudulent Disaster Workers or Contractors

Georgia Mandatory Evacuation Lifting 10-09-2016

Public Safety a Priority in Hurricane Cleanup Restoration

Georgia Mobilizes Recovery Plan in Hurricane Matthew's Wake

Georgia to Receive Federal Assistance in Response to Hurricane Matthew

GEMHSA Urges Coastal Georgians to Prepare for Hurricane Matthew

September
State Awards Baldwin County Funding for Generators 9-22-2016

State Awards City of Davisboro Funding for Generators 9-22-2016 

State Awards City of Louisville Funding for Generator 9-22-2016 

State Awards City of Wrens Funding for Generator 9-22-2016

State Awards Town of Hiltonia Funding for Generator 9-22-2016

State Awards Washington County Funding for Generators 9-22-2016

Executive Order State of Emergency TS Hermine 9-1-2016

Deal declares state of emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Hermine 9-1-2016

Georgia DOT's Southern Districts Prepared for Hurricane Impacts 9-1-2016

August
GEMHSA Monitors TS Hermine 8-31-2016

State Awards City of Harlem Funding for Generators 8-2-2016

State Awards City of Hephzibah Funding for Generator 8-2-2016

State Awards City of Sandersville Funding for Generators 8-2-2016

State Awards City of Sylvania Funding for Generators 8-2-2016

July

State Awards Augusta-Richmond County Funding for Warning Sirens 7-18-2016

June
State Awards Newton County Funding for Critical Facilities Generator 6-23-2016

State Awards City of Milledgeville Funding for Critical Facilities Generator 6-23-2016

May
State Awards Banks County Funding for Critical Facilities Mass Alert Project 5-13-2016

State Awards Town of Cohutta Funding for Warning Siren Project 5-13-2016

April
State Awards Morgan County Funding for Fire Station Generators 4-22-2016

State Awards Wilkes County Funding for Fire Station Generators 4-22-2016

March

State Awards Dade County Funding for Warning Siren 3-10-2016

GEMHSA Presents Reimbursement Payment to City of Danielsville 3-18-2016

February
State Awards Habersham County Funding for Warning Sirens 2-17-2016

State Awards Upson County Funding for Warning Sirens 2-17-2016

GEMHSA Prepares for Severe Weather 2-23-2016

January
State Awards Hancock County Funding for Fire Station Generator 1-7-2016

 State Awards Jefferson County Funding for Critical Facility Generators 1-7-2016

 State Awards Jenkins County Funding for Fuel Station Generator 1-7-2016

 State Awards McDuffie County Funding for Fuel Station Generator 1-7-2016

Severe Weather Preparedness Week Starts Feb 1st 1-29-2016