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GEMA/HS’ Role in Disaster

March 12, 2015

Learn more about the role GEMA/HS plays during a natural disaster.

How to Take Care of Your Pets in the Cold

January 8, 2015

Cold is cold. No matter where you live or who you are--animals included. Learn some quick safety tips about keeping your pets safe during these cold times.

8 Tips to Keep Safe from Lightning

June 30, 2014

Follow some simple safety tips for avoiding lightning strikes.

Rainy Night in Georgia...so be prepared.

January 5, 2015

We are no strangers to tornadoes and extreme storms in Georgia. But that's no reason to become complacent. Make sure you know the proper safety procedures when tornadoes strike.

Severe Weather Awareness Week

February 4, 2013

Georgians have experienced their share of severe weather recently with storms causing substantial damage, injury and even death last week in North Georgia.

Georgia's Plan for Disaster Preparedness

January 24, 2013

Last Monday, Governor Deal issued an Executive Order updating GEMA's authorization to implement the Georgia Emergency Operations Plan in a State of Emergency.

Preparing for Hurricanes

May 31, 2012

Earlier this week, Tropical Storm Beryl passed through the state, pouring rains on Memorial Day weekend picnics and beach outings. Running from June 1 to November 30, hurricane season has officially arrived. 

Tornado Awareness and Safety Tips

April 24, 2012

Last year, more than a dozen tornadoes swept through northwest and central Georgia, killing 15 and injuring 143 others.