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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Emergency Preparedness

Why Wait? Winter Weather Won’t.

December 1, 2017

Cold weather calamities are always a possibility, even in mostly temperate Georgia. Are you ready?

Find Shelter from Hurricane Irma

September 8, 2017

Find shelter locations and evacuation information ahead of the storm.

National Preparedness Month: Get Ready for the Rest of Hurricane Season

September 5, 2017

With hurricane season in full swing, it's a great time to review your readiness. Set your plan with these tips for National Preparedness Month. 

5 Summer Weather Threats You Need to Prepare For

June 27, 2017

Severe thunderstorms, flooding, heat-related injuries, and hurricanes are much more prevalent during the warmer months. Avoid these dangers by heeding a few summer weather safety tips.

Amber Alerts Save Lives

January 12, 2017

Amber Alerts have helped save over hundreds of children in 20 years. Now, with the use of technology and the Wireless Emergency Alert System, the chances are better for saving even more.

Snow Expected in Northern Georgia: Get Ready

January 5, 2017

The National Weather Services has issued a Winter Storm Warning for north Georgia from 4 PM Friday to 1 PM EST Saturday. We're looking at 2 to 4 inches of snow. Get ready now!

Prepare for Emergencies With the New Ready Georgia Mobile App

December 8, 2016

It's Winter Weather Preparedness Week. What better way to prepare than by checking out the newly improved Ready Georgia app?

September is National Preparedness Month: Don’t Wait for an Emergency to Prepare!

September 22, 2016

Crises and disasters arise suddenly and are often devastating to our communities. Take time this month to get prepared at home and the workplace for emergency situations.

Don't Let Black Ice Leave You Stranded This Winter [Infographic]

January 21, 2016

Learn about what causes black ice, where to find it and how to safely drive this winter.

Winter Weather Preparedness Week 2015

December 1, 2015

Learn how to be prepared for winter weather from GEMHSA Director Jim Butterworth.

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